Should you list your home during the holiday season? The answer isn’t as simple as “yes” or “no.”
Over the years, many clients have asked us whether it’s a good idea to sell during the holiday season. Well, it depends on your personal circumstances.
If there is nothing pushing you to sell, we generally suggest pulling your listing off the market by the middle of November. Then, you can relist it in a couple of months.
During that time off the market, you can even do some pre-marketing to help boost your listing’s success before it even hits the market.
This isn’t to say that selling over the holidays is impossible. There are plenty of homes selling at this time of year. If you need to get your property sold as soon as possible, you can absolutely list during the holidays.
In fact, decreased inventory during the holiday season can benefit your listing due to lowered competition.
If you are planning to list, though, I recommend having the photos for your listing taken in the spring or summer. That way, holiday decorations don’t date your photos and make it seem stale if your property takes a little while to move off of the market.
Exterior photos of your home should be taken while landscaping is still lush and green.
If you have any other questions or would like more information, feel free to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon.