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when is best time to list the house on the market

We bought a new house and need to sell the current one. We are not sure when is the best time to put the current house on the market. I heard the best time would be spring, but now is summer. We worried if we put the house on the market now and cannot sell it before Oct, will the time on the market affect the sell in the coming spring?
  • June 13 2013 - Madison
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Depends on the local market.  In Atlanta we have a 12 month cycle with very low seasonal effect.  I always advise Atlanta listing clients to activate a listing at their convenience as the marketplace is not greatly affected by seasonal factors.
  • August 20 2013
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The best time to sell is when you house will show the best. Winter, fall, spring summer are all good times, but you need to make sure that all of your little projects are done and that it is move in ready to get top dollar.
  • August 20 2013
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The best time to put your home on the market is when you are ready to sell.  Speak to a local Realtor for a full professional market analysis of your home and they will be able to help you price your home properly given the current market conditions in your area.  Homes that are priced properly sell.
  • June 13 2013
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A local Realtor can research for you, for instance prime time Greers Ferry Lake area is May 01, prime time Greenbrier is June 01
  • June 13 2013
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Personally I do not believe in a "good time" to list a property.  People are always looking for homes to buy - kids are out of school in the summer so that could be a deciding factor.
  • June 13 2013
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