Why It Pays to List Your Home in Winter


Should you seriously consider listing your home for sale in the Winter?  The answer to that question might be surprising.

Spring may still be peak home-shopping season, since most families want to move when the kids are out of school. Yet it actually pays to list in the winter, when buyers tend to have more urgency: A study by online brokerage Redfin found that average sellers net more above asking price during the months of December, January, February, and March than they do from June through November, even in cold-weather cities like Boston and Chicago. And homes listed in winter sold faster than those posted in spring.

Read on for more details: http://time.com/money/4083196/winter-home-sale-tips/