Tag Archives: timing

It’s almost #Christmas – should I list my house now or wait?

Activity over Christmas certainly dies down, but it’s not  dead.  I have sold homes during the Christmas holidays in the last several years; in fact, the last two years in a row, my last deal of the year went firm … Continue reading

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The Final Walkthrough

Most offers allow the buyer an opportunity to walk through the property at least once before closing. This is  a term that is negotiated in the offer and must be agreed to by the seller. I’ve seen as many as … Continue reading

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The Christmas market for houses.

I’ve been surprised this year by how busy the Christmas market has been in real estate. Traditionally, we think of the winter as being slow and the spring as being when things pick up. But the Internet seems to have … Continue reading

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When should I put my house on the market?

People thinking of selling always want to know, when’s the best time to sell? And the answer is not always what you might think. We sell the majority of homes in the spring: it represents 40% of listings  but 60% … Continue reading

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What’s an irrevocable period?

The “irrevocable” is a term you hear realtors throw around, but most of my clients have no idea what it is. It’s the time period — or deadline–  to make a decision, sign the necessary papers, and get it back to … Continue reading

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