Should I list my house in the fall or winter? Update.

A year ago I addressed the question “Should I list my house in the fall or winter?” In that post, I examined closings in January, February, and March* — most of which would have been on properties that received offers in November, January, and Fenruary — and concluded that “it seems certain that there’s enough activity in the fall and winter months to stay open for business!

The same conclusion gets only stronger when you look at closings for these three months over the past 4 years:

  • 289 in 2014
  • 317 in 2015
  • 427 in 2016
  • 467 in 2017

Activity during these months has increased every year! Again, it seems clear to me that those who stay busy during the winter months will profit!

And so, I invite sellers who really want to sell — and buyers who really want to meet them — to reach out to me soon.

*Mid-Hudson MLS, single family detached homes.

Thanks for reading. If you are thinking about selling your home, please contact me. I can tell you what I bring to the table as a listing agent, and help you decide when is the right time to list.

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