While we appreciate the needs of sellers, especially when it comes to price, we always caution that buyers are only willing to pay market value for a home - a price based on the overall real estate market, supply and demand, and what similar properties in similar conditions have sold for recently.
Winter is here and your focus has turned to kids’ sports, holiday plans and perhaps that vacation south you’ve been dreaming about. Selling your cottage may not be top of mind - conventional wisdom says it is best to plant the for sale sign when the flowers are blooming and the weather has warmed up. Not necessarily so. The cottage real estate market has become an active 12-month cycle with compelling reasons why listing in the winter, rather than waiting for spring, can actually work to your advanta
While at one time buyers could find a “great deal” in the off-season, current trends in the market show no sign of a slowdown on cottage real estate over the winter months. As the demand for cottages has increased, what was once a relatively low cost alternative for a family getaway has now become a significant financial investment.
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