You’re ready to embark on the home selling process, and you like most people do not want your house sitting on the market forever. What is the best season to consider listing your home? Below we look at buyer habits and what seasons are most associated with a high sales rate.
Statistically speaking, summer is the most active season of the year when it comes to home selling. In fact, more than 50% of home sales happen in the summer. This is for a variety of reasons including buyers being motivated to relocated before school begins. It seems that the numbers show that the summer is peak season when it comes to home sales.
Winter Buyers and Home Selling
Surprisingly, winter is the second most popular season when it comes to home sales due to motivated buyers. If a someone is motivated to embark on a house shopping adventure while braving the cold, chances are they are serious about buying and not just considering it. When it comes to winter, February is the biggest month for sales where 75% of houses listed will sell in 90 days or less.