Why Spring is the Best Time to Sell Your Home

Why Spring is the Best Time to Sell Your Home

  • Stafford Family Realtors
  • 02/27/24

As winter ends, a burst of activity takes over the property market and potential buyers come calling. During this time, the homes that are available on the market start to look more appealing, with emerging greenery and the start of colorful blooms curb appeal just pops! Below, we’ll dive into why spring is the best time to sell your home, and why this is prime time in the real estate market.


Peak Real Estate Activity

Traditionally, spring brings an influx of eager home buyers into the market, and this doesn’t seem to be changing in 2024. With the holidays behind them and tax refunds in hand, people can be ready to make significant life changes – including finding a new home. This convenient timing can also give those new homeowners the summer to settle in before the kids start back at school. Plus, the increased housing demand in March, April and May often leads to quicker sales and more favorable offers – another big pro for sellers in the coming months.


Spring is Open House Season

The less extreme weather also provides the perfect backdrop to showcase your home in its best light. With the milder temperatures kicking in for a lot of the country by mid-March and longer days ramping up everywhere, potential buyers can be more inclined to attend an open house, spotlighting your home’s warm and inviting atmosphere in-person.


Perfect Time for Home Improvements

The spring months are also ideal for touching up the exterior with a fresh coat of paint or fixing the roof if winter was a little rough on it. First impressions are super important to home buyers, and they’re more likely to fall in love with a home that looks well-kept and inviting. Nothing scares off a buyer faster than the thought of high-cost repairs down the line. So, start planning those tweaks and updates now.


Yards Look Their Best

Never underestimate the power of a picture-perfect home exterior. And that means curb appeal! Trimming the hedges, cleaning walkways or setting up a cozy front porch seating area can go a long way in convincing potential buyers to envision themselves living in and loving your home. This is also a fabulous time to consider all outdoor spaces. Landscaped yards and unique outdoor entertaining areas can make a lasting impact that will make them want to act fast.


Advantages of Listing with Stafford Family Realtors

If you are thinking of selling this spring, consider the benefits of working with Stafford Family Realtors. From understanding the intricacies of our local real estate market to navigating the hyper-competitive spring selling season, we’ll have you covered. We provide a detailed market analysis and market statistics to help price your home and position it so that it will sell for the highest possible price in the shortest amount of time. Plus, our expert marketing includes staging, professional photography, targeted online advertising and more full color professional marketing pieces. To get started on your next move, give us a call today. 952.221.7751


Originally published by Coldwell Banker Blue Matter – written by Michelle Abenschan – Feb. 10, 2024.

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