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List Your Home Or Not List Your Home For The Holidays
Dated: November 27 2017
Selling your home during the holiday season is filled with many pros and cons.
Some agents say, “the buyers are serious”. Others may say, “enjoy the holidays and take your home off market between Thanksgiving and New Years.”
Reasons you may not want to list during the holidays..
Some buyers may feel you are desperate
It is inconvenient, you may be hosting parties, cooking, etc. and keeping the home ready-to-show may be difficult
Less potential buyers are looking at this time
It is very difficult to close a financed deal in December; many parties are unavailable and everything slows down
In January your listing will be a new fresh listing
Of course, if you must list your home…
Scale back on the decorations
Remember holiday decorations are personal to your beliefs
By not decorating your home it will appear more spacious and buyers can imagine their own furniture making it more personal to them
More splashes of red rather than green since red is more emotionally appealing
Simmer some spicy apple cider on the stove
Don’t leave candles burning
For 21 years, I’ve happily worked in the Real Estate industry. Prior to this, I was a schoolteacher. And before that, I grew up in a family business, lived internationally, and worked with people of....