When’s A Good Time TO Sell A Home?

“Hey Jeremy, when’s a good time to sell my home?”

I get this question all the time – twice today, in fact. A few times this week. There are thousands of other Realtors that are going to tell you “now’s a great time to sell a home!”, but you might have noticed that earlier they said “now’s a great time to buy a home!”, too. So which is it?

The truth is, I really don’t know. Your situation, and your motivation, is going to be different from someone else’s. One person today was looking to sell in order to pay off student loans, so he and his family are looking to downsize for a while so that they can put themselves in a better financial position. The mortgage payment is comfortable, but they want to do more. Another has a house that reminds him of painful times, and he wants the house sold yesterday in order to put the hurt behind him. Think the motivations are different?

Don’t be fooled by those who seem to be saying “NOW” when trying to answer the question of whether it’s a good time to sell. A home will sell in any market – it might sell better in one market than another, but a home will still sell. So weigh your options, review the data, and talk to your Nest agent – we’ll help you work through your options and decide what’s best for you.

 

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One thought on “When’s A Good Time TO Sell A Home?

  1. John Mahoney

    I liked when you said to talk to your agent in order to know when is the best time to sell your home. It makes sense that taking the time to do this can help you stage your home properly from the beginning and attract good buyers. My uncle is planning on selling his house soon so I’ll make sure I let him know about this.

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