Selling in winter

Conventional wisdom has it that the winter/holiday season is not a good time to be selling a home and smart sellers wait for the spring. But does conventional hold up in this most unconventional of years?

According to, Winter 2021 may be a prime time to sell:

  • Demand remains strong: Those who were unable to buy during the spring and summer months are still looking.
  • Inventory remains low: New home construction continues to lag and there are just not enough homes on the market to satisfy demand.
  • Home prices may have peaked: While bidding wars continue in certain hot areas, the rapid price increases seem to be over.
  • Interest rates are increasing: Analysts estimate that mortgage rates could rise to 4% by the end of 2022. Buyers want to buy now.

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