By Brett Ellis
As sure as the sun comes up each day in Southwest Florida, two things are certain this time of year. Sellers consider placing their home on the market in January and November begins the Southwest Florida real estate agents year end ritual. Real estate agents consider their career options. It is predictable and certain.
January 2016 saw an increase in listings of 20.34%. This past January we saw a rise of 12.1%, and it’s not uncommon to see more in February as well. Sellers must all decide “season” is the best time to put home on the market. The smart sellers place their home on the market before season as they have less competition from other sellers. There are lots of buyers out there right now and getting a jump-start on them can help sellers win the selling game before others come on market in a few months.
December is also the season when real estate agents decide if they’re going to stay in the business, join a team, or change brokerages. People are surprised to learn that the average real estate agent completes less than 1 deal per year, and thousands of agents don’t …read more
Source:: Top Agent