Is Home Selling During the Holidays?

Among festivities there are serious buyers and reliable sellers.

The holiday season holds the popular misconception of being a bad time to sell a home! The reality of this situation is that, while sales do drop off between November and January, there are some good reasons to list your home during these months!

Find out why below:

  • Serious Buyers! If someone is spending the time to shop for a big purchase during the holidays, they are likely to be dedicated to a sale. January is a popular month for job transfers, so some buyers may be looking to relocate before the new year. Targeting motivated buyers is imperative during this time.
  • Dedicated Time. Buyers often have more time to house-hunt as they are dedicated into finding their dream home for the new year!
  • Low Inventory. Many sellers take their homes off the market during the holidays, assuming no one will be buying at this time of year. With more serious buyers and a lower inventory of homes, your home has a good chance of standing out!
  • Services APlenty! Businesses slow down for real estate agents, lenders, home inspectors, appraisers, escrow and title companies for the holidays. If you use their business during this time, you’ll have their undivided attention!

The holidays can be a great time to sell your property! Implementing good services and using the season to your advantage will leave you with a clean home sale and time to enjoy the festivities!

Don’t be discouraged in the winter to list your home – you may be pleasantly surprised! For all of your escrow needs in Southern California, contact Eastland Escrows in Covina, California!

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