Whether you’re determining the best time to put your home on the market, estimating how long it will take to sell, or planning your move, you’ll need to factor the seasonality of housing sales into your strategy.
Home buying in Canada is both seasonal and weather-related, with spring and summer usually coming up the big winners. For families with children, being settled in time for the school year is an important consideration.
Battling wintry elements to look at houses is not the preferred choice of most home-buyers. It’s more difficult to visit during winter and, for the average buyer, picturing the beautiful rose garden you’re so proud of requires healthy imagination.
Although the autumn is usually more agreeable for shopping around, many people are put off by the idea of moving during winter.
Despite this, homes are sold year-round. While you might find fewer interested buyers during winter months, you’ll also find less competition!