As we careen at warp speed from Thanksgiving, Christmas, and all of the joyous (read: stressful) festivities in between, you might be tempted to take your home off the market—or hold off on listing it—until after the new year. After all, you’re swamped with cooking, shopping, and decorating, and the last thing you need is a bunch of potential buyers traipsing through your house, right?


In fact, there are plenty of homes listed around the holidays that may command more money, especially if the inventory is limited. If you play your cards right, you may even be able to sell your home quicker than ones listed in the spring. One of the reasons is the lack of competition during the holidays. There are so many different reasons why people won’t…

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  •          “As the weather cools, the housing market intensity heats up for each new listing,”
  •          Only 3 Weeks of Housing supply remain market wide!

As the air turns cool and winter approaches, we are approaching our seasonal low in inventory. Each year, as the year closes out, potential home sellers wait until the new year to put their homes on the market. In reality, a home listed now will have higher viewership since the buyer pool has not gone down. With the pace of this market a correctly priced home offered now would probably be off the market by Thanksgiving, allowing the seller to have a quiet holiday.

Nearly half of seller’s plan to put their homes up for sale within the next six months, according to a recent®…

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The number of new homes for sale in King County plunged from September to October dropping over 23% and those listings were quickly snapped up before the month was out, putting the squeeze on buyers who are still shopping.

  •          Active listings in inventory, down 23.6% (YOY)
  •          Inventory dropped 19% just from September alone.
  •          Only 3 Weeks of Housing supply remain market wide!
  •          “As the weather cools, the housing market intensity heats up for each new listing,”

KIRKLAND, Washington (November 4, 2021) – Northwest Multiple Listing Service brokers are detecting indecisiveness by some buyers who are getting mixed “work from home” messages from their employers. The hesitancy, coupled with cooler, wetter weather…

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