Fall Leaves Bring Sold Signs

Dated: 09/18/2017

Views: 206

Fall Leaves Bring Sold Signs

Summer has come to an end and you probably are thinking you've lost the opportunity to sell, and need to wait till next summer. But that's far from the truth! Although it's not as hectic and crazy with the swarm of buyers on the market, the fall season brings out the most serious of lookers. They are the pool of buyers that waited out the summer frenzy to find their perfect home in the fall, and you don't want to miss these buyers! They are ready to make a move, today! And selling in a slower period does not equate to less money. That's a misconcLRE Socialeption that home owners have based on untrue data that floats around. With the right agent, and your home being priced correctly, you can get a great deal selling your home during the fall season and might actually prefer it. Here are the top 3 benefits to listing during the fall season.

1. Serious Buyers - Let's be honest, if buyers are out during the busy holiday season, looking for homes, they are serious and ready to buy. Although the summer brings in a large crowd, that crowd contains a lot of people that are excited by the season, and fall into the "trend" of house hunting. These people end up not really being serious about the process, and tend to hold off for another time. If people are investing time to look during the fall season, they are more likely to be interested in actually buying your home, instead of touring it.

2. Less Competition - Selling in the fall isn't something many families can accomplish due to personal schedules. That's why a significant amount of homes get listed during the summer season. Which means that summer time brings in a lot of competition. Selling in the fall means the potential house next door that has slightly more perks that may have been listed during the summer, doesn't make your home sit stagnant, since everyone wanted your neighbor's house. It also doesn't devalue your home because of the house that could go up next door that could be under-priced in your neighborhood, and draw all of the attention.

With a slower season, you get dedicated attention to your property, which increases the chance of a sale. 

3. Easier to Find Your Dream Home - Not only do you get to benefit from a slower season during the selling process, but you can also benefit on the buying side. With less competition on your dream house, you can get a better deal. The summer brings a lot of missed opportunities for buyers on their dream homes, because they go off the market instantly. This will give you the opportunity to get your home on the market and take your time to find the right one to resize into. A much calmer pace to the transaction will make it less stressful, and everyone all around happier. Don't feel rushed into buying a home overnight during the summer, it could turn into a headache. If you want a far more peaceful transaction, that has calmer pace, then selling during the fall is perfect for you.

Blog author image

Regina McKinney

Regina McKinney is dual licensed, meaning she holds real estate licenses in both New Mexico and Arizona and she actively works in both markets. She is an "outside-the-box" thinker with her finger on t....

Latest Blog Posts

Why Choosing The Right Title Company In ABQ Matters

Why does it matter who you chose to close the sale of your home?- A lot of people don't know this, but title companies play a vital role in the sale of a home.   A title company

Read More

May 2018 Market Statistics

MAY 2018 MARKET STATISTICSALBUQUERQUE, RIO RANCHO, & LOS LUNAS HOME SALESprovided by: Christensen Properties | Joshua Christensen GAAR publishes detailed market reports on a monthly, quarterly,

Read More

Power Of Owner Finance

Almost daily, I meet people who ask me to help them learn how to invest in real estate.  When I ask them if they understand the power of owner finance, they all look at me with a look of

Read More

Pssst Its The Price

Are you getting frustrated that your home hasn't already sold? Has it been sitting on the market with little to no showings, while houses nearby are going under contract almost immediately? We're

Read More