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Debunking Common Misconceptions About Selling Homes in Mississauga: The Best Time to Sell and Tips

Friday Jun 09th, 2023


If you are considering a move, you've likely wondered when is the best time to sell. It's a common question that often leads to misconceptions about the real estate market. As a realtor, I have encountered these misconceptions repeatedly and believe it's essential to address them. 

In this article, we will explore some common misconceptions about the real estate market when it comes to selling homes. By dispelling these myths, you can make more informed decisions about the timing of your home sale and ensure a successful outcome. So, let's dive in and separate fact from fiction when selling your home.

Common Misconceptions About the Mississauga Real Estate Market

Misconception #1: "I need to wait until the spring to put my home on the market."

The new reality is that the spring market comes early in January, and home sellers can benefit significantly from this pool of interested buyers when everyone else has decided to wait until April.

Misconception #2: "Summer is the best time to put your home on the market because the weather is nicer."

July and August are historically the slowest months in the Greater Toronto Area, just behind December. Most homes have closed by the end of June, and buyers are now interested in cottage trips, vacations, BBQs and fun.

Misconception #3: "Don't list your house in November or December. It won't sell at that time."

Listing in November and December can work in your favour. With fewer homes on the market at that time of year, serious buyers have less choice. If a buyer is out home shopping on December 15th, you can bet they are motivated.

What Does This All Mean to Mississauga Sellers?

It means you can relax and take the time to consider all of your options. As a real estate sales representative and trusted partner, the last thing I want clients to do is make a rushed decision that they may regret down the road. Listing your home for sale is a big step; the best time to sell is when you are ready.

If you or someone you love is considering a move, please feel free to contact me, Deborah Clerk, Real Estate Sales Representative and Lifestyle55+ Affiliate at Keller Williams Real Estate Associates, Brokerage, in Mississauga, Ontario, for a free home evaluation and market assessment. Together, we can review your home buying and selling goals so you can make an informed decision that you feel confident about.

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