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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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The best time is when you are truly serious, understand the financials of selling and the next step, and the home is in great shape and ready for prime time

Mar 13, 2016 04:38 AM
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I believe that is a decision only the owner of the property can make.   There are so many variables, too many to list here, that must be considered.

My initial thought was " N O W " but that was selfish of me.   I think it should be on the seller's schedule to best meet their needs, wants and goals.

Mar 13, 2016 06:35 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Anytime, though here in our community you will have the most traffic 6 months out of the year, when snowbirds and vacationers are in town.  That being said, homes do sell year-round Robert 'VEGAS BOB' Swetz, and for motivated sellers, 'right now' is my reply!

Mar 13, 2016 05:20 AM
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Jill Murty, Realtor - Orange County, CA
Movoto - Laguna Niguel, CA

The best time to sell is when the seller is ready to sell.  Perfect timing is an accident that people brag about after the fact. 

Mar 13, 2016 05:01 AM
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As soon as you are truly ready.

Mar 13, 2016 04:41 AM
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Jack Lewitz
Exit Strategy Realty - Evanston, IL

You can never time the market . When your ready to sell then put it on the market . There are always buyers looking to buy so you should not be worried about timing . When you buy a lottery ticket do decide where or when to buy. Do you time the stock market ? The same applies to a home .

Mar 13, 2016 04:28 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
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When you are ready and committed!

Mar 13, 2016 08:18 AM
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Sam Shueh
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Do it as soon as it is ready. Try to time the market is dangerous...

Mar 13, 2016 07:28 AM
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Bob Force (REALTOR®)
Weichert Realtors - Aspen Hill - Mount Airy, MD
The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate

Good question.

My question(s) back is/are

- Why are you needing to sell?

- Do you need to sell it to buy another?

- When to you need/want to be in the next?

 

The answers tell us when is the best time to list a home.

Mar 13, 2016 07:09 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Any time is a good time.

Mar 13, 2016 05:47 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
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Do you NEED to sell now?

Do you NEED to sell by May?

Do you NEED to sell by August?

If there is no NEED to sell, the best time will prove unimportant.

Mar 13, 2016 04:53 AM
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Barbara Todaro
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anytime.....people need shelter all year 'round...

Mar 13, 2016 04:50 AM
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Robert Vegas Bob Swetz
Las Vegas, NV

From my experience selling real estate, I think the best time to sell might depend on what part of the country and world you live.

In the United States if the market is not suppressed I have always found the best time to list and or sell would be between Jan & April.

New Year, Tax Season and future plans of home owners ...

Mar 13, 2016 04:36 AM
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Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

Right now, if you want to sell let's get it on the market, show it in it best light, price it right and sell it!

Mar 13, 2016 04:35 AM
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Chrissi Chapman Topoleski
Coldwell Banker Realty - Woodbridge, VA
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RIGHT NOW!

Mar 13, 2016 04:25 AM
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Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
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Now

Mar 13, 2016 10:51 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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The answer is always when the seller is ready, if they are ready, now is  good time

Mar 13, 2016 10:35 PM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
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"When you are physically, mentally and financially ready to be on the market".

Mar 13, 2016 09:11 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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NOW is the best time to list and get your home SOLD!

Mar 13, 2016 01:18 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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When they are highly motivated no matter what time of the year that is.

Mar 13, 2016 01:02 PM
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David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
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​Bob,

Once again I agree with Jeff Dowler CRS. However a very important aspect of the discussion is when will your house appraise at the value you need. It doesn't do a lot of good to get a great offer if the most likely comps won't support it.
Mar 13, 2016 12:37 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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TODAY!!!

Mar 13, 2016 12:04 PM
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NOW if you are a serous home seller!!

Mar 13, 2016 11:28 AM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
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Early spring here 

Mar 13, 2016 10:17 AM
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Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
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Right now, its a seller's market.

Mar 13, 2016 10:03 AM
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Melissa Jackson
Century 21 Alliance Properties - Azle, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

Best time to sell is when the homeowner has a reason.  They will be more cooperative.  Local market does make a difference also.

Mar 13, 2016 10:02 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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NOW!

Mar 13, 2016 09:09 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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No time like the present, if that's what they need to do.

Mar 13, 2016 09:06 AM
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Bob Betel
Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc. - Sweetwater, TN
President, Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc

If the homeowner has decided to sell, then NOW is the best time. There is no reason to wait. It's getting to that decision that is the hardest for homeowners. It doesn't matter that we are talking about a house. Anytime you make a decision, not matter what it is, act on it.

Mar 13, 2016 08:43 AM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
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NOW! It's always NOW!

Mar 13, 2016 08:36 AM
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Noah Seidenberg
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Right now, the market is hot.

Mar 13, 2016 08:16 AM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

You would need to have a detailed conversation with the home owner to understand a number of issues before advising.  Each situation is different.

Mar 13, 2016 07:51 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Now, the market is hot and interest rates are still good

 

Mar 13, 2016 07:29 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Any time is good time to sell a home.

Mar 13, 2016 06:03 AM
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Lets get started Today.

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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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Anytime you have it pristine to put on the market!

We have low inventory, doesn't matter what day!

Mar 15, 2016 11:06 AM
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"When it makes most sense to you..."

Mar 14, 2016 12:04 AM
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Michael Setunsky
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Robert 'VEGAS BOB' Swetz The best time to buy or sell a home was yesterday.

Mar 13, 2016 11:58 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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The best time is when you are truly ready to make the move from being a homeowner to home seller.  

Mar 13, 2016 11:21 PM
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Now.

Mar 13, 2016 10:53 PM
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William Raveis Legends Realty Group - Tarrytown, NY
"I Stay Open Until You Close"

The best time is in a market where inventory is tight and buyer pool is large.

Mar 13, 2016 10:15 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Robert 'VEGAS BOB' Swetz - do it NOW! The best time to market and sell ANY home is when the seller is ready - and since seller is asking this question, should we not assume that they are ready?

Mar 13, 2016 04:32 PM