Early spring and summer, especially June, is a great time to sell a home.
Research shows that home sales in May, June, July, and August account for 40% of total annual sales volume.
Overall, home sales are still pretty good through early fall, so it wouldn’t be a bad idea to sell a home during this period, either.
However, home sales drop once winter hits. January is the worst time to sell a home, as market activity is much lower.
You may want to pay for your buyer’s closing costs if it allows them to make a better offer or helps the sale close faster.
Usually, paying for these costs comes in the form of a credit the buyer uses during closing. A buyer might put this credit toward:
A real estate agent has an in-depth knowledge of the area and how your home compares to others on the market.
They’ll have a good idea of how much you can get for your home and ways you can improve its value.
When it’s time to list, they’ll make sure your home’s priced just right, helping to maximize your offers and sell your home faster. They’ll also take care of all the paperwork, market your home, and coordinate open houses.
Real estate agents aren’t just helpful during the listing process, though. They offer a network of professionals throughout the entire selling journey.
You’ll have connections for everyone you need, whether that’s a closing agent or quality listing photographer.