The Silver Lining of Winter Home Buying

The Silver Lining of Winter Home Buying

Everyone knows Winter is a challenging time to buy or sell a house for lots of reasons. There’s the problem of exterior features hidden by snow, curb appeal being diminished without eye-catching greenery and garden areas appearing, well, invisible. Toss in the issue of many parents being unwilling to uproot kids during the school year and you have a recipe for slow winter sales.

Now for the Good News; Winter House Buying Means Bargains!

Although Winter moves are less than ideal, there are oodles of reasons the chilliest season may be best for making your home-buying budget go farther. All these unexpected advantages mean one thing: possible savings of thousands of dollars!

Save thousands? Tell me more!

The best part of house shopping in shivery temps is less competition for homes on the market. Less competition generally means significant savings compared to springtime when both listings and buyers are popping up like dandelions. As if spending less on your purchase wasn’t attractive enough, though, here’s a list of other advantages to buying a forever home or investment property between blizzards.

Mid-Winter House Hunting’s Greatest Hits

The Last Word on Winter House Buying

Given the enhanced possibility of significant savings, faster service, less frenzy and many other features of the Mid-Winter Buyers’ Market now is the time to shop. And for the sellers, here’s a terrific article on how to maximize your appraisal experience no matter the season. When it’s time to buy, contact Aura Appraisals Inc at 780-987-5787 for a valuation you can bank on!



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