It’s time to start getting your CT home ready to go on market! - Reid Real Estate Group

It’s time to start getting your CT home ready to go on market!

The Connecticut market has been heating up for a few years and expect 2018 to be no different!

Inventory has been dropping for several years as buyer demand has continued to increase and we are currently headed towards the busiest buying season of the year. 2017, very much like most years, shows this annual trend - Sellers start to list their homes for sale in February, with many more sellers following through May. Sales of homes peak in the summer, naturally reflecting this yearly cycle:

graph ct rel estate sales

Given an average 3 month sales cycle from list to close, the heaviest volume of home closings that happens through summer is the result of the listings in the spring.

If given the opportunity to pick their time to go on market, my recommendation is always the same: List in March or April. This is by far the best time to get the most showing activity, and to sell for the most in the least amount of time.

Since it’s almost halfway through January, this is the perfect time to start prepping your house to list at just the perfect time!

FULL GUIDE TO GET YOUR HOME MARKET READY!

NEED TO BUY AND SELL? HOW TO GET IT DONE!

Minna Reid

Minna Reid is Broker/Owner of Reid Real Estate Group. Reid Real Estate Group is a full service Connecticut residential real estate brokerage, specializing in helping homeowners with legal and financial challenges including short sales, probate sales and tax lien complications.

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