Happy New Year! 2019 is already shaping up for an excellent year, especially for home sellers and buyers around Arlington County, Alexandria and Falls Church. You may think spring is the best time to list your home as that’s when all the buyers come out of their winter break and are ready to buy. But we have 3 incredible reasons why now is the time to list your property on the market.
Less competition means your home will be viewed by serious buyers. Why? When there are fewer homes on the market, as is the current situation, buyers want to see all the homes which match their criteria, and then some. Instead of competing with many similar properties, your home will stand out amongst the pack. Home buyers at this time of year are often also more serious about getting their home bought and are ready to make an offer. This means less likelihood of non-productive viewings.
The weather this winter has been wonderfully mild, unlike recent years past. With better weather, those serious buyers are out looking for a home. They want to see properties and make a decision soon; the nicer weather makes this easier to do. Good weather also helps you keep up on your curb appeal which has been found to help homes sell faster. While many home owners are waiting for the spring bloom to help liven up their yard, sprucing up your winter garden will highlight your property for the season and still have plenty of appeal.
The current interest rate for mortgage loans has dropped 3/8 of a point and is now the lowest it’s been since September. How does this help you as a home seller? With a lower interest rate, serious home buyers have more incentive to get into a home now, be it in Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church or any other town in the Beltway region. If you’re buying a new home with your sale, but still need a mortgage, this is also incentive for you as a buyer, doubling the potential benefit for your bottom line.
BONUS REASON. We’ve reviewed three great reasons why January and February are an ideal time to list your home on the market. But Keller Williams Beltway Homes can offer you a truly amazing reason all our own. If you work with us as your realty team, you can take full advantage of our Smart Seller Program which includes our easy-exit agreement. With this in hand, should you decide you aren’t happy with our services, we simply shake hands and void our agreement, no fees, no attempts to persuade, just respect for your choice. We offer this because we are confident you will enjoy having us work for you when it comes to selling your home. If you’re planning to buy once you sell we also have an incredible buyer incentive package which can potentially save you thousands of dollars.
When it’s time to sell or buy in Arlington, Alexandria Falls Church or any other Beltway community, work with a local, experienced realty team. Alex Pachedzhiev and Mary Anthony have the real estate know-how to help guide you towards meeting your goals and being happy with the results. Learn more at Keller Williams Beltway Homes, then contact us directly by phone (703) 495-3283, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org, to get the conversation started.