Twelve Tips for Selling Your Home in the Winter Months

December 9, 2013

Snow

Conventional wisdom says homes don’t sell in the winter, so it’s best to take your property off the market until spring.

What’s wrong with this winter scene? The steps and deck must be cleared of snow before prospective buyers arrive.

Baloney.

In today’s superheated Bay Area real estate market, eager homebuyers are on the lookout year-round. When other homes are temporarily off the market, yours will be the center of attention.

Winter presents unique opportunities for sellers, plus a few challenges — especially in areas like Tahoe/Truckee, where snow is on the ground for months on end. (More on that later.) Follow the link for tips on how to sell your home in the winter!

Here are a dozen wintertime staging tips from real estate professionals and decorators.