#1 Reason to List in Winter

November 6th, 2019

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The Top Reason to List Your House in the Winter

The #1 Reason to List Your House in the Winter | MyKCM

Winter is a great time to list….Many sellers believe spring is the best time to put their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year. What they don’t realize is if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that’s when they’ll have the most competition. So, what’s the #1 reason to list your house in the winter?

Less competition.

The #1 Reason to List Your House in the Winter | MyKCM

Housing supply traditionally shrinks at this time of year, so the choices buyers have will be limited. The chart below was created using the months supply of listings from the National Association of Realtors.As you can see, the ‘sweet spot’ to list your house for the most exposure naturally occurs in the late fall and winter months (November – January).

The #1 Reason to List Your House in the Winter | MyKCM

Added Bonus: Serious Buyers Are Out in the Winter

What’s My Home’s Value?

Temperatures aren’t the only thing that heats up in the spring – so do listings!In 2018, listings increased from December to May. Don’t wait for these listings and the competition that comes with them to come to the market before you decide to list your house.

At this time of year, purchasers who are serious about buying a home will be in the marketplace and your family will not be bothered and inconvenienced by mere ‘lookers.’ The lookers are at the mall or online doing their holiday shopping.

Bottom Line

#1 reason to list this winter, Less competition.

If you’ve been debating whether or not to sell your house and are curious about market conditions in your area, let’s get together to determine the best time to list your house. Contact us

Silverton Office 503-874-4666
Woodburn Branch Office 503-446-5411
Keizer Branch Office 971-339-5244

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