About this time every year I get the question about timing the perfect window for a sale. There is a distinct impression that spring is the best time to sell, fall is the 2nd best, summer is 3rd and winter a distant 4th. But is that really true? Let’s take a look at some statistics…Click here
Notice the “Sales Trend” box on the right. Clearly there are more sales in the spring, and the fall is indeed the 2nd most active period – though the rise and fall between seasons is not that much at all. Only about 20-30%. Additionally, remember there is more competition in the market in the spring and fall too, so it may not be to your advantage to list then.
Bottom line, the perception of a dramatic drop off in sales between seasons is, in reality, not so severe. Rather than trying to time the market, let’s discuss what’s happening in your life and make decisions based on timing your life instead.E-mail this post