Why Not To Wait for Spring to Sell

Dated: 01/29/2019

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Why It Makes No Sense to Wait for Spring to Sell



The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by the theory of ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item increases.

The supply of homes for sale dramatically increases every spring, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). As an example, here is what happened to housing inventory at the beginning of 2018:

Why It Makes No Sense to Wait for Spring To Sell | MyKCM

Putting your home on the market now, rather than waiting for increased competition in the spring, might make a lot of sense.

Bottom Line

Buyers in the market during the winter are truly motivated purchasers and they want to buy now. With limited inventory currently available in most markets, sellers are in a great position to negotiate.

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Corby Horlings

I began selling real estate in 2004 after 10 yrs. in the banking and mortgage industry in Denver, Telluride, and Grand Rapids. Over the last 23 years I've handled 1000's of transactions involving buy....

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