Are you thinking about moving?  Is it time to start searching for your next dream home?  Do you want or need to sell your existing home first? The decision can be a complex one, call Mary Luster to discuss the best plan of action for you and your family to make the home buying and selling process as stress-free as possible. And while there’s no magic formula for determining the best time to sell a home, there are several factors you should consider.

Is there a wrong time to sell
This likely won’t come as a big surprise, but selling your home during the winter holiday season may add unnecessary stress as tensions run high during the holidays and budgets run low. The result? So as a general rule of thumb, December and January are not first on the list to begin marketing your.

The best season for selling
Conventional wisdom dictates that spring is the best time to sell a home. In spring, the holidays have passed, the new school year is still a while away, and gardens and other outdoor spaces tend to look their best. And while spring is the season that sees the largest amount of buyers, it’s also the season when inventories are highest. This means lots of competition, so if you’re going to sell in spring, you really need to get your property to stand out with effective marketing and staging.

The best day for selling
According to research, Thursday is the best day of the week to list your home for sale. By listing your home for sale on a Thursday, you can make it available immediately for weekend showings. Saturday – the busiest day for real estate – even though many Open Houses are on Sunday, most folks start making weekend plans on Thursday.  In general, the shorter amount of time your home remains on the market, the higher the offer you’ll receive.