Myths Debunked For Sellers

Top Myths About Selling Your Home

When it comes to selling your home in Silver Spring and the surrounding area, there’s plenty of information floating around that many rely on to make important real estate decisions. But, have you ever wondered about the validity of some of the articles, blogs, and advice you may have read or heard about? No worries, DKG listing experts Susan Kirn and Natalie Perez are here to debunk some common selling myths!

MYTH #1: Winter isn’t a good time to sell. 

FALSE. Inventory is typically super low during the winter season and buyers are willing to get competitive for your home. You also have the benefit of appraisers using the fall comps which were extremely strong this year, meaning higher sales prices! Lastly, the new administration will bring an influx of fresh buyers to the area searching for their dream homes.

MYTH #2: You can’t sell during COVID.

FALSE. Of course, you can, and we have the track record to prove it! With strict guidelines in place, such as gloves and virtual listing appointments, we have been able to keep it safe while selling for value. Open houses adhere to CDC guidelines with mandatory mask-wearing and eliminating overlapping showings. DKG’s Signature Listing Process transforms homes for more value and our innovative marketing package includes state-of-the-art photography, 3D home tours, and dedicated property websites to make virtual home shopping easy as pie. 

MYTH #3: Spring starts in May.

FALSE. The spring market starts when the cold stops which is typically at the end of February where low inventory provides the benefit of less competition and multiple offer situations. It’s time to get prepared, with the holidays in full force, getting a head start is key. 

Bottom Line

There’s a ton of information out there, and it’s important to fact check before making decisions that could affect your home’s sale. We’re happy to be a resource, contact our team through this form to let us know how we can assist with your real estate needs

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