Why is Spring the Best Time to Sell Your Home?

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Real Estate Agent with Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730 TN Broker: 208698
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Why is Spring the Best Time to Sell Your Home?

Spring Market in ClarksvilleSpring has long been thought to be the best time to sell your home. There are many reasons this is true and many reasons you may not have even realized.
 

For Spring 2014

The nation overall is experiencing a healing of its real estate markets. Unemployment figures support the fact that people are finding jobs and I sense there is some confidence returning and less concern about job security. The belt tightening  individuals implemented has paid off and people's budgets are reflecting some flexibility again. Now that Spring is here, it could be the best Spring we've seen in years.

Buyer Confidence is Slowly Returning

How does this impact the Spring market? Many sellers want to be buyers, too. If you as seller are ready to find another home or just plain want to move, you need to feel like the market will be good on the buying side for you as well.

Home Prices are Improving

The downturn affected so many sellers, putting them in positions of owing well more than their homes were worth. Many sellers decided to stay put and stick it out until values increased. Now with improving market prices, many sellers can again consider selling their homes without taking a big financial hit.

Short Sales, Foreclosures and REOs Numbers are Falling

These distressed type sales are decreasing across the country making the markets look more like traditional real estate markets of long ago. In many areas buyers want to buy now and their demand has absorbed the available inventory. As a result sellers are experiencing multiple offers. This is good news for seller and can increase their bottom lines and profits.

The Cold, Wet Winter Affected Us

Mother Nature put such a damper on the whole country with her nasty weather. It kept people in and at home when they would rather be out looking for new homes. This has created a pent up demand in many markets that will play out in the coming months.

Springtime Means an Awakening

The trees are budding, flowers are blooming and our inner spirits are awakening from the winter doldrums. We are a society that likes change and new things. With that comes the desire to have new homes. It happens every year in the Spring.

The Home Projects Await

Homeowners tackle their to-do lists in the spring. Cleaning out and freshening up comes naturally in the Spring. Maintenance items and outside landscaping duties get special attention. Your homes will be in good condition when all of this is completed. What better time to put your home on the market than when the grass is green, flowers are adding color to the landscape and when your home is looking its best?

Sell Now So Your Summer Plans Can Carry On

Kids are out of school in the summers and vacations are planned. There is not a better time to move than in the spring so your summer can carry on and your summer vacation will not be affected. You will be settled in and ready to enjoy your first summer in your new home. Children can begin the fall school year in their new school zone thus making the transitioning to a new school easier.

Homes Show Better in Milder Weather

This takes a little imagination but it is true. Spring weather is generally comfortable weather and less humid. You can open your windows and let some fresh air in to the make the house smell fresh. When showing your home you will have fewer worries of heat escaping while doors are left open or slush and mud being tracked across your floors. Buyers will not have to bundle up, boot up and be bothered by all the extra paraphernalia required in the harsh cold weather. It is a win-win.

The Sunshine and Extra Daylight Make More Showing Opportunities

Buyers have more daylight hours to look at homes. This opens opportunities for more showings during the week instead of having to wait until the weekends when everything else has to get done. Buyers have been looking online all winter long and are longing to personally see homes and find the right one for them.

Why is Spring the Best Time to Sell Your Home?

There are so many reasons that Spring continues to be the selling season of choice. It has been that way for years and will likely continue. But this Spring may surprise us all by being the best Spring yet.


Do You Want to Know More?

I would love to discuss the sale of your Clarksville home. Contact Debbie Reynolds, your Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent at 931-920-6730. To find out what your home is worth click here.

 

 

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Matt Brady
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After the winter we have had this year there is certainly pent up demand. Now we need more homes to sell.

Apr 03, 2014 07:50 AM #32
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Mary Yonkers
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Debbie, love busy spring market especially when spring is in the air.  Great post.

Apr 03, 2014 08:05 AM #33
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Debbie, there's nothing quite like lots of flowering trees to get buyers in the mood.  Oh, and they don't have to risk their lives sliding along icy sidewalks.

Apr 03, 2014 08:21 AM #34
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Jeffrey Hogue
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Spring seems to be a renewing. It is especially uplifting to see spring in the northeast. Now that the ice age has receeded people may be happier...may:)

Apr 03, 2014 09:13 AM #35
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Than Maynard
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Green grass, leafed out trees, bushes, flowers, etc etc all add to the curb appeal of just about every home.

Apr 03, 2014 09:22 AM #36
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Debbie, spring is welcome especially after a cold winter. It's always the most competitive time it seems for home buyers. The end of last year through the holidays kept me busy. 

Apr 03, 2014 11:09 AM #37
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Something about the Spring is invigorating.  The days are longer/brighter and people have more energy.  

Apr 03, 2014 11:19 AM #38
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Ginny Gorman
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Great synergy for spring selling Debbie...I need to work on one for my area too.

Apr 03, 2014 12:13 PM #39
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Amanda S. Davidson
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Debbie, Spring really brings buyers and sellers out and it is a great time for real estate. So far this Spring market has been really strong!

Apr 03, 2014 01:35 PM #40
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LOVE the spring, I feel like a farmer and I can plant and harvest my crops to feed my family lol

Apr 03, 2014 02:37 PM #41
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Anita Clark
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Debbie: Spring is a great time to enter any real estate market for the reasons you mentioned. Homes are being listed and buyers are finding them to their liking in this market.

Apr 03, 2014 03:18 PM #42
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Rob Thomas
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Debbie ...I'm comment #43 ...so you know this was a great post!

You do a great job in Tennessee!

Apr 03, 2014 03:37 PM #43
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I am wishing good sales to come your way, George.

Gerard, The ideas may be kicking around in their heads now.

Sondra, It is looking like spring in Clarksville TN.

Bob, The buyers will be buying so get them on the market.

Michael, Those of us that had that nasty weather are ready to break out.

Jan, I probably could have come up with a few more. Ha!

John, Yes schools influence their decisions.

Michael, It would make a good season for you to.

Joe, I hope they see it and decide now is the time to make that move.

Roy, Maybe boomers and others are watching and thinking the time is right.

Apr 03, 2014 06:59 PM #44
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Joan Whitebook
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Debbie - spring si a great time to sell a home. I can see the change of everyone's moods as we head into spring!

Apr 03, 2014 08:16 PM #45
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I love Daylight savings - and brighter longer days - and for sure, Spring is the best time to sell.

Apr 03, 2014 08:55 PM #46
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Jack O'Neal
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Great post Debbie! Thanks so much for sharing all these reasons for why spring is the best time to sell your house.  The only point I would really have to disagree with is the cold, bad winter because we didn't really experience horrible weather over the winter in Phoenix.

Apr 03, 2014 09:59 PM #47
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Hi Debbie, Spring time activity is picking up for sure. Thanks for the post. You did a great job putting it all together.

Apr 04, 2014 09:51 AM #48
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Evelyn Johnston
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During the long cold months of the year home owners spend a really long time indoors and one of the things we get done is spring cleaning.  Homes are fresh in the Spring!

Apr 04, 2014 11:15 AM #49
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Jimmy Chickey
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I have found that many of my clients start looking in the spring with the idea that they will move right when the kids get out of school. 

Apr 05, 2014 08:23 AM #50
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Just about everything looks better in Spring except the allergy count. Great BLOG Debbie and for when you sneeze here is a Bless You in advance.

Thank you for contributing to ActiveRain and have a wonderful week. 

Apr 07, 2014 05:09 PM #51
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