Here are some great tips for considering a fall real estate sale or purchase:



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Less Competition

The competition for the housing marking drops offs during the “off-season”.  But there are still a lot of homes for sale – there’s just as much for sale in the fall as during the spring and summer.

Sellers are serious

Keep in mind that not all homes on the market are summer leftovers.  There are some that need to sell in the fall because the timing is right.

Fall is a safer time of year

According to Sarah Brown, a home safety expert for “July and August are prime months for burglaries to take place,” she says. “Waiting until the fall [to buy] gives you an advantage when learning about a home and the neighborhood.”

You’re the center of attention

Real estate agents are usually busier with potential buyers/sellers in the spring and summer and that could mean you may not receive the attention you want.

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