A Home Selling Guide
When to Sell
A lot goes into deciding whether it’s the right time to sell your home. It’s a numbers game, but it’s also a personal decision. Ultimately, the right time to sell your home is when you are ready.
In a seller’s market, demand for homes for sale exceeds supply. Homes will often sell for higher than their listing price and you may have multiple competing offers on the table. However, selling in a seller’s market comes with its own challenges. Read more here: What is a Seller's Market?
In a buyer’s market, there are more homes available than active buyers. It’s common for homes to stay on the market longer and the chances of buyers entering a bidding war are low. It’s important to work closely with your agent to find an effective selling strategy in these market conditions. What is a Buyer's Market?
Your local real estate market conditions are critical in determining the best time to sell your home. An experienced, local real estate agent will be familiar with the current market conditions in your area and whether it's the right time for you to sell. You can also stay up to speed on your region's latest real estate trends with the quarterly Gardner Report.
Guide to Selling a Home
Want more in-depth information? Download our free Guide to Selling a Home for everything you need to know about selling your home, all in one helpful PDF. With a repair and cleaning checklist, steps to closing, moving tips, a glossary of terms, and more, it's the ultimate resource for when you're getting ready to sell your home.
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