Why Buy a Home in the Summer?


Motivated Sellers

Spring is typically the busier season, so those homes that did not sell in the spring are going to be more motivated to sell in the summer, before the fall.  They may have had a chance to test the market as well so they’ll be a little more realistic with the price.  No one wants to move in the rain or snow!


Schools out for the summer!

If you needed to switch schools, the summer is the least disruptive for your child/children.  This way they can make a fresh start in the fall with all the others.


Curb Appeal

With the garden in full bloom, you will see your new home's potential!


Scope Neighborhood

With the neighbours outside, kids playing, allows you to see, meet some of the people living in that particular area. 


Competition

Many potential buyers are away on vacation over the summer months.  Allowing you to swoop in and get that deal!

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When you sell your property, you’ll want smooth sailing! You’ll want the experience to be as nondisruptive as possible, while also having plenty of qualified buyers interested in your listing. In the end, you’ll want the transaction to get done without a hitch.


So how do you ensure that happens? Here are some things you can do to help:


Think of your home as a product. Potential buyers are more likely to become interested in a product that looks clean, uncluttered and well-maintained.


Price it right. If your property is listed too high, potential buyers won’t come. If it’s listed too low, you may leave money on the table. (Potentially thousands.) Setting the price will be one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make when selling your home.


Don’t be there during showings. As your real estate agent, I will take buyers through your property and show them all the great features. If you’re there, some buyers may not feel comfortable and may leave before they have had a chance to become interested.


Be flexible. This is especially important when it comes to showing appointments, negotiations, home inspections, closing dates, etc. It’s okay to be firm on some things, just not everything!

The best tip of all? Use me as your real estate agent and I will make the entire experience of selling your home trouble-free and successful.


In other words, let us help make it smooth sailing!

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