If you are planning to sell your home and move to a new one in 2020, the time to start the process is now! According to Zillow, the typical American home is on the market for an average of 65-93 days, so if you are hoping to have your home sold by the beginning of summer, and settled into your new home before Labor Day, you need to get in touch with your realtor today!
Still need convincing? Here are the top 3 reasons to start your 2020 real estate process in March:
Home is Ready to Sell in May
Beginning the listing process now ensures that your home will be sell-ready by the end of April. Nationwide, the best time for home sales is typically the first two weeks of May (The Mortgage Reports). You don’t want to miss this window for the best sale opportunity!
Time to Prepare Your Home
There a likely some small updates you can complete to get the highest sale price on your home. To get it ready for open houses and showings by May, you need to get your updates made by mid-April. Painting, cleaning, landscaping, etc.; these projects take time and money, so take the time to plan them out over the next month and get to work!
Remember, Century 21 Red Shoe Realty clients can schedule a free home staging consultation so make your home extra appealing to potential buyers too!
Complete Your Home Search
If you are selling your home, you need to find a new one to move into. Rushing into a sale will put a lot of pressure on your to quickly find your next home. When you prepare to sell at least one month before listing, you give yourself time to find the perfect next home for your family.