Northern Colorado just got its first blanket of new snow! As temperatures turn colder and we move into the the winter months, we want to remind you that the real estate world will not be slowing down any time soon. There is a perception that winter months bring a weaker market - that is one of many real estate myths. Although Northern Colorado does see some pretty wild winter weather from time to time, the sunny and cool winter months can be some of the best months to search for a new home, or sell your current home and move up.
We're always trying to combat real estate myths with solid, tangible facts about the market to educate our clients. A surprising fact is that across the region, a consistent 40% of home sales occur during the 6 month period from October through March.
It is common to have less inventory available during the winter months, but there are still advantages to selling your home or buying a new home over the 'slow months'. Here's what we mean: