12 May 2011
It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter in Casula, and so a lot of homeowners are wondering what (if any) effect the new season will have on the Casula real estate market.
Some people may think that the real estate market slows down in winter, because of a common myth that people aren’t interested in buying homes during the colder months.
Sure, some people might be a bit more reluctant to venture outside when the weather is cold or wet, but that’s certainly not going to stop people from buying homes.
People need to buy homes all year round, no matter what the weather is up to. If you’ve decided to buy a property; whether it’s winter, spring, summer or autumn – it makes absolutely no difference. If the right property comes onto the market, then the season is irrelevant. More important influencers over the property market are things like interest rates, economic trends, population growth and local development.
In fact if anything sometimes winter can be a better time to sell, simply because some sellers choose to hold off until the warmer months to sell, so there is a chance that there will be fewer homes on the market and therefore fewer homes to compete with.
If you are selling your Casula real estate in winter, just remember to make sure it’s well-presented and inviting to buyers, as you would do at any other time of the year too! During the colder months it can also be appealing to buyers if you’re home is a nice, warm escape from the chilly outside temperatures.