There’s a good chance that your home is the largest asset that you own. So, when the time comes to sell, you’ll ultimately want to do everything you can to get the best return possible.
If you’ve been thinking about selling your home and have wondered about how today’s market conditions could impact your sale, you’re not alone. In some cases, homeowners may hesitate to list for months or even years because they think it’ll improve their odds of a profitable sale.
While it’s true that your home sale can be influenced by what’s happening in the market, your success doesn’t have to be dependent on it. In fact, with the right expert by your side, you can achieve a great sale regardless of market conditions.
With that in mind, any time can be a good time to sell – as long as it fits your needs and goals.
Is There a Right Time to Sell?
So when is the best time to sell your home? Well, nine times out of ten, it’s when you’re ready to. This could be a short-term window, i.e. within the next several months, or something further down the line.
For instance, maybe you are relocating for work or welcoming a new child to your family and need to sell in a hurry. Or, perhaps you’re hoping to sell as part of your long-term plans for the future, such as downsizing as you retire. At the end of the day, it’s up to you.
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What Do Sellers Need to Know About the Market?
Depending on how much thought you’ve put into selling, you may have some idea of what’s happening in today’s real estate market. Maybe you’ve caught a handful of insights from the news, social media, or a friend or family member and wondered whether or not it’s a good time to list.
So, as a seller, how tuned into the market should you be?
Here’s the deal. Markets are complex and always changing. In some cases, selling conditions could even flip upside down overnight. Not to mention, sellers can face completely different market conditions depending on which community their home is in, the type of property, and a wide range of other factors.
The bottom line is this: what’s going on in the market is out of your control. However, there are plenty of factors within your control that will help you get the most out of your home sale – like choosing the right real estate agent for the job!
The Power of a Great Agent
A top-performing and experienced real estate agent can help you get a strong result regardless of what’s happening in your local market. As the captain of your home sale, it’s their job to interpret market conditions and strategically tailor your listing plan accordingly.
That said, when it comes to finding success in any market, agent experience is key! In short, the more experience an agent has, the more types of market conditions they’ll be familiar with. This knowledge will be super important in helping you maximize your results and can provide you with a smoother overall selling experience.
Looking for even more advice about selling your home? We’ve got you covered! Check out these other posts from our site.
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- Moving Up to a New Home – Should You Buy or Sell First
Start Your Journey
Thinking about selling your home? Puckrin & Latreille is here to help.
As a real estate team with more than 175 years of total experience, we know a thing or two about selling homes in Durham Region and the Kawartha Lakes. Across 3 generations, we’ve sold every type of property throughout every kind of market condition since the ‘70s. We have the experience, insights, and connections to make your real estate dreams a reality.
Beyond our results-boosting selling strategies, it’s our goal to make the process as smooth and stress-free as possible. Placing you at the centre of your real estate journey, your satisfaction is our top priority.
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