We all know that typically the Real Estate market slows down during the winter months but that does not mean that everyone who wants to list their home vanishes into thin air. Should You List Your Home in the Holiday Season? They just need a little extra motivation and reason to list during the winter months. According to Realtor.com here’s a holiday shocker: Dec. 28 was actually one of the busiest days for real estate searches in the entire year, despite the fact that Dec. 24 was the single slowest. There are unique advantages to selling your home during the holiday season to share with your clients.
Emotional Triggers run high around the holiday time and your home will look great all decorated for the holiday season. Emotions play a huge rule when a buyer is looking at your home. Turn up the heat, so it is warm and inviting when they come in from the cold. Take advantage of the holiday time by using some holiday decorations to trigger those emotions of a cheery, cozy home spent with family.
Many homeowners will wait until the spring to put their home on the market, which means less inventory in the Holiday Season right? Less inventory means more buyers checking out your home! Especially those Serious buyers, the Holiday Season is busy for all people. Chances are if they are taking the time to look at your home, it must be pretty high on their priority list, wouldn’t you agree?
What is your competition doing during the holidays? Some are taking the time off, some are headed south, and some are distracted with holiday shopping. They will all be back full force in the spring. So the holidays is a great time to stand out and put some attention on yourself.
Relationship Builder Alert: sending out holiday cards, gifts, visiting, and making calls to wish people a Happy Holiday. Holidays are a great reason to contact someone.
The Real Estate Agents Black Friday is January 1st!. Why? Because it is the biggest expired listing day of the year. According to the National Association of Realtors ¾ of expired listings will list with another agent. So one might ask what do I do for the next few months? Should You List Your Home in the Holiday Season?
We wish for you a happy and healthy Holiday Season! And we look forward to seeing you again soon in our classroom. Happy Holidays!