Marin Real Estate Market
Winter is coming. What does this mean for home sales?
Winter is widely considered off-peak season for home sales but with rising interest rates and an uncertain market ahead, we expect the winter market to heat up more than usual this year.
Why do home sales typically decline in winter? There are practical reasons for this long standing, historical trend including:
Holidays: Many homeowners aren’t looking to add “stage and prep for open house” to their to already busy holiday do list. Likewise, many buyers slow their search while juggling their own holiday plans and travel.
Weather: Unless you’re a highly motivated buyer, house hunting in the rain (or in some parts of the…