Selling Your Home During The Holidays

The Holiday season is fast approaching us. Though the holidays may not be the most optimal time to sell your home, there are some advantages of doing so. Buyers for homes seem to be more serious during this time of year and the the competition is less fierce with fewer homes on the market, according to One of the first things you need to decide is that if you truly need to sell your home during this time or if it can wait until after the holidays. If you really need to place your home on the market now there a few things to keep in mind when doing so while still keeping your holiday mood up in your home. We encourage you to still decorate for the holidays and here are a few things to keep in mind. Keep the decorations to the minimal so that the house does not seem cluttered or crowded. Large ordainments or too many can be distractive to potential home buyers and cause them not to see the true beauty of the home when the holidays are not around. You also want to keep in mind to not offend potential buyers by having overly religious items out during this time as well. The curb appeal is also essential, so try not to over-do the decorations on the outside as we don't want to look the Griswolds. Basically, keeping the holiday decor to a minimum is key but still showing the holiday spirit you encompass. Even though Arizona gets mild winters it is still important to create a warm and cozy atmosphere. Make sure your home is heated well and smells good. By heating two capfuls of vanilla extract in the oven for two hours will not only make your home smell wonderful but create a sense of comfort to those touring your home. By doing these things it encourages the buyers to stay in your home in a little longer, admire the homes best features and allow for them to imagine their holidays seasons being spent there. It is also imperative you find the best real estate agents to take on this task. Your real estate agents need to be able to guide you through the process of staging your home correctly and find motivated buyers. We take pride in being able to offer our clients the quality service in being honest, finding qualified buyers, and being respectful to your time during the busy holiday season. One thing that would be advantageous to lessen the amount of foot traffic in your home would to create a great video tour on the web. By doing that it will allow potential home buyers to see your home without stepping foot in it and again bring the serious home buyers to the forefront. The most important thing to remember is to relax and still enjoy your holidays with your family. If your home for some reason does not sell during this time remember the new year is just around the corner. There is enough stress that is put on us during this time and selling your home should not be one of them. All you can do is create the best atmosphere that will entice potential home buyers. 

Happy Holidays!
Nicole & Rachael
Posh Properties