We all know that traditionally, spring is the hottest season for real estate. Sales peak in the April to June period, soften into the summer, resurrect for September and October and then fall into the winter. Even this November of 2014, while sales are up over last November, they are down 18 per cent over October 2014. So does this mean that you shouldn’t try to sell your property in December? The short answer is no.
If you have to sell, take a hard look at selling when there is less competition – as in, now! Properties do sell in December. Some Realtors had their best month of sales in December.
That’s why you shouldn’t buy the standard myths:
- December is a bad month to sell and, what with the holidays, no one comes out looking;
- The average realtor has gone skiing...