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Why To Consider Fall When Shopping For A Home

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It’s easy to find your dream home during spring or summer months, when the trees and flowers are in bloom and the landscape is immaculate – but what about shopping for a home in North Texas during the fall season? It’s really a great time to buy, and we’ll explain why you may want to consider looking for a home now, rather than waiting until spring.

You could stumble upon a great deal. Most homeowners put their homes on the market during the spring season, and many price their homes too high. As the months pass with no sale, prices tend to fall a bit when autumn approaches. Sellers often become desperate once September has passed, which means you could get a great deal on a home that’s priced below its market value.

You have less competition to contend with. Homes in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro area are often snatched up nearly as soon as they’re put up for sale during spring and summer. Fall is a bit of a slower season, as the new school year is underway and the holidays are looming. This is the ideal time to shop for a home without having countless competitors vying for the same home.

When a home is on the market around the holiday season, the seller is likely motivated. Most homeowners would prefer not to have to move over the Thanksgiving or Christmas holidays, or face interruption of their celebrations, parties, and other events. You may find that the approaching holidays actually motivate a seller to sell now, and for a reduced price, in an effort to get it all done before the holidays are in full swing.

Fall is when you can really see what a property looks like, along with its flaws. No home is as beautiful and awe-inspiring once the leaves are falling to the ground and the landscaping doesn’t look quite so beautiful as it did during warmer months. When you look at homes during the fall season, you can view them in a way that’s more transparent and may expose any flaws or issues you may not notice at other times of the year. Fall typically brings along more rain, and is a great time to have a property inspection, so that you’re aware of any potential problems.

Why put off searching for your dream home until spring when you may be able to find a spectacular deal during the fall season? There are countless reasons why the time to buy is now. If you’re searching for the ideal home for your family, trust the Dallas realtors at Team Nelson to help you find a great deal on a beautiful house your family will love calling ‘home.’

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