Highlights from these recent real estate headlines all point to one piece of advice – list your home now.
Best January on record for Middle Tennessee Housing Market – Greater Nashville REALTORS®
“Our market just proved you can buy and sell a home during the winter,” said Greater Nashville REALTORS President Scott Troxel. “The winter months are actually a good time for serious buyers. There are fewer properties on the market, but there is also less competition for those properties.
“Not only did we see the best January on record, our market performed better in January than it did in either January or February of last year,” continued Troxel. “Pending sales numbers are also higher. Punxsutawney Phil might have seen his shadow, suggesting six more weeks before we see spring weather, but our data indicates our market may enter the spring selling season sooner.”
The Top Dates for Listing a Home Revealed – National Association of REALTORS® Economists
Home listings are most likely to debut on Thursdays and Fridays, with Fridays being the most common listing day by a slight margin. The most popular month for new listings is April, followed by March, May, June, and July, according to NAR.
Buyers Are Searching For Your House – Keeping Current Matters
Buyers are searching for existing homes, but supply is not keeping up with their demand. If you are considering selling your home this year, the early months of 2017 will be your best option.
The buzz about the spring market – the busiest home-buying season of the year – typically starts at the end of January. So, whether you’re buying or selling, now is the time to start meeting with Realtors.