Tips For Buying A House In The Fall

Dated: 10/12/2018

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Surprisingly, fall is a great time to buy a home. There are still homes on themarket which did not sell during the summer months, some at deep discounts.There are also homes newly listed by sellers trying to beat the slower wintermonths. At the same time, there are fewer buyers out searching, which makes itthe perfect time to buy a home.• Fall home buyers should be ready to move when they find the right homeand at the right price. Get prequalified so that you can jump at the rightopportunity.• Notice the imperfections. With windy or rainy weather, homes can showtheir scars. Look for evidence of water intrusion and evaluate the yarddebris with the falling leaves. Look at gutters and ceilings for both.• Visit the local school. With school in session, this is a good time to visit andask questions from teachers and administrators.• Wait for winter if necessary. Buyers all but evaporate in the winter months,so while the competition seems low in the fall, wait for the right home tocome along, even if it’s in January.Buying a home this fall is exciting. By using the season to its advantage, homebuyers can get a great deal.Image title

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Matt Wilson

Hi, I’m Matt and I am a Managing Broker here at Elite Properties. I’ve lived and worked in the Puget Sound area for over 25 years. Whether you're looking to sell your home, buy, or just have quest....

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