There are fewer properties for buyers to look at during the winter, which means there is less competition for you as a seller. Less competition = more money. As the warmer months approach, the supply of listings increases substantially, which means lower demand for your home.
Winter Buyers Are More Serious
Statistically, January & February are the highest months of the year for corporate employees transferring and relocating. This makes listing during the winter months an opportune time since transferee’s cannot wait until spring to buy.
Loans Can Be Processed Quicker
Because inventory is generally more limited during the winter, lenders tend to be less busy. This means that when your buyers are ready to go under contract, they can get their financing ready to go that much faster, and everyone can make it to closing quicker.