Summer has come to an end, and you probably are thinking you've lost the opportunity to sell, and need to wait till next summer. But that's far from the truth! Although it's not as hectic and crazy with the swarm of buyers on the market, the fall season brings out the most serious of lookers. They are the pool of buyers that waited out the summer frenzy to find their perfect home in the fall, and you don't want to miss these buyers! They are ready to make a move, today! And selling in a slower period does not equate to less money. That's a misconception that homeowners have based on incorrect data that floats around. With the right agent, and your home being priced correctly, you can get a great deal selling your home during the fall season; and might prefer it. Here are the top 3 benefits to listing during the fall season.
1. Serious Buyers -Let's be honest, if buyers are out during the busy season, looking for homes, they are serious and ready to buy. Although the summer brings in a large crowd, that crowd contains a lot of people that are excited by the season, and fall into the "trend" of house hunting. These people end up not being serious about the process and tend to hold off for another time. If people are investing time to look during the fall season, they are more likely to be interested in actually buying your home, instead of touring it.
2. Less Competition -Selling in the fall isn't something many families can accomplish due to personal schedules. That's why a significant amount of homes get listed during the summer season. Summertime brings in a lot of competition. Selling in the fall means the potential house next door that has slightly more perks may have been listed during the summer, doesn't make your home sit stagnant since everyone wanted your neighbor's house. It also doesn't devalue your home because of the house that could go up next door that could be under-priced in your neighborhood and draw all of the attention.
With a slower season, you get dedicated attention to your property, which increases the chance of a sale.
3. Easier to Find Your Dream Home -Not only do you get to benefit from a slower season during the selling process, but you can also benefit on the buying side. With less competition on your dream house, you can get a better deal. The summer brings a lot of missed opportunities for buyers on their dream homes because they go off the market instantly. This will give you the opportunity to get your home on the market and take your time to find the right one to resize into. A much calmer pace to the transaction will make it less stressful, and everyone all around happier. Don't feel rushed into buying a home overnight during the summer; it could turn into a headache. If you want a far more peaceful transaction, that has calmer pace, then selling during the fall is perfect for you.
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Author:Kimberly Le Phone: 214-717-8102 Dated: October 2nd 2017 Views: 237 About Kimberly: Born and raised in the heart of San Diego, Kimberly studied psychology and business at Southern Meth...
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Steve Rigely was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He moved to Dallas in 1998 to attend Texas Christian University. He graduated from TCU with a BA in History and a minor in Business.
Steve’s passion for helping people and his business savvy helped guide him to residential real estate in 2003.
“Real estate just felt right. After connecting all the dots, I knew that my career was in residential real estate. I loved the idea that I don’t have any limitations and every day is different than the last.”
Since starting his career, Steve has worked to build lasting relationships with his clients and prides himself in being resourceful in today’s evolving economy. Steve strives to treat each of his clients with the same consideration and revere.
Being able to see Dallas transform has been quite the experience for Steve. Being one of Victory Park’s first residents has given Steve a great platform when it comes time to try to win a potential client’s business.
“I’ve been fortunate to have lived in some of Dallas’ most unique neighborhoods. Uptown and Victory Park have been my home for quite a while now and I am still in amazement at the amount of growth and business opportunity that has been created in just a few short years. I have loved being in the heart of the action.”
Steve took his career to the next level when he joined Rogers Healy and Associates in 2009. Whether you are buying, selling, investing, or just need advice, Steve looks forward to working for you.