It might seem foolish to the average person to try to sell your home in the winter. Trudging through single digit temps and snow? However, you're no fool and listing in the winter can bring you some cold, hard cash.
This short video from realtor.com gives great facts, we totally agree with.
4 Reasons To Sell Your Home in the Winter
1. Low inventory = less competition.
The general consensus of sellers was like you before you read this blog thinking that winter would be a bad time. That's great for you! They won't list their home, but you will and won't have to compete.
2. Show off your preparedness.
Highlight all your winter features - fireplace, double pane windows, how recently your furnace was serviced.
3. Serious buyers brave the elements for their dream home.
Spring and summer people are out and about and the market is saturated. People like to window shop. In the winter, buyer's are more serious when they brave the elements to see your home.
4. Grab movers and upgraders.
What happens in the beginning of the new year? Financial bonuses and corporate relocations. There's a good chance you can snag buyer's looking for a home to buy fast.
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Planning to sell in the spring? Don't wait LIST NOW while winter is still here.