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The Best Time to Sell In Austin

Everyone knows Austin, Texas as being a fun, vibrant, and welcoming city because of how much it offers to both residents and visitors alike. It’s really not surprising that it’s one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. If you’re someone living in Austin and plan on selling your house soon, you’re not likely to run into many issues given how many people want to purchase homes in Austin. Even further, if you time when you sell your home during specific times of the year, then you have the opportunity to sell your home quickly and for an excellent price. Here’s the best time to sell in Austin and how you can take advantage of it.

If you want to sell fast. While some homeowners would prefer to sell their home for the highest value possible, others are more focused on selling quickly. Each has its own benefits, but if you want to sell a house fast in Austin, the best time to sell will be in June. During this month, homes sell about 7 days faster compared to other months. Because homes generally take about 2 months to sell after their listing date, plan to put your home on the market in April.

On the other side of the spectrum, homes are sold the slowest in the month of January and take about 18 days longer to sell compared to other months. If selling quickly is a priority, then the fall and winter months should be avoided. June is the best month to sell, but the surrounding summer months also show success with quicker sales.

If you want to sell for more money

Many homeowners make selling their home for the most money the top spot on their priority list. In Austin, the best time to sell your house for the most money is in the month of November. However, it’s important to note that according to the data, November is also the month when homes sell the slowest. In this fall month, homes sell for about 3.84% more than the yearly average. Given that Austin home’s sell for rather high prices, the additional 3.84% could mean thousands of dollars more on the sale! Plan on listing in September because homes in Austin take about 2 months to sell.

If you’re planning on selling for more money, don't wait until right after the New Year since homes tend to sell for substantially less compared to the yearly average. In January, the worst time to sell for more money, homes go for about 10% less. February isn’t too far behind.

Like we mentioned before, homes in Austin are fairly valuable and selling during the right time can be very beneficial. However, before you start making big decisions on when and how to sell your home, consult with a Riemer Residential real estate agent. They’ll be able to assess the market and the value of your home to make sure that at the end of the day, you make out with the best sale possible!


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