Here’s a question I get a lot. “What is the best month to sell your home?” The absolute, most accurate answer is, “That depends on your situation.” But without knowing anything about your particulars, and I had to pick one month, it would be May. Here’s why.Continue reading “The Best Month to Sell Your Home Is May”
It’s no secret I’m a numbers geek. I believe if done correctly, stats tell us a great deal. So, I was quite surprised to see these results. Afer I collected all the data to determine the best month to sell your house I was blown away. Curious?
Ok, before we jump right in. A few things I’ve learned about home prices in my real estate career.
- Back in 2006, I knew more homes sold during the Summer months but I thought home prices moved ever so slowly higher, month after month after month. That’s wrong. That’s very wrong.
- By 2008, I now understood that these Summer months also returned greater home sale prices than even the months that followed that… same… year. Crazy, huh?
- Today in 2017, I (finally) decided to crunch the numbers to get a better grasp on the best month to sell your house. Here’s my mantra that’s similar to Papa John’s. More data, better results. Let’s go!
Before I began this article, I thought the average prices would be very similar to a standard Bell curve.