Along with the spring and summer seasons come thoughts about moving to a new home—or vacation home—in Chetek, especially given the warm weather that’s in store for us here in Northwestern Wisconsin. You may already be dreaming about spending the summer in a new property in the City of Lakes, but the question is, “when should you list your current home?”
As it turns out, May is one of the best months to list your home and below, we have included a few reasons why:
Your tax refund
For many in Chetek WI, the down payment on a new home, as well as closing costs, can extend your purchase timeline longer than you’d like. However, with tax season having just ended, many have received their refunds that can help to cover all of the costs involved. You may also use your tax refund to make repairs and upgrades that will put your home in a better position to sell this year.
The weather is ideal
While Chetek is beautiful year-round, the weather during the spring and summer months is perfect for moving. Not to mention, buyers are happier to look at house after house when the temperatures are warmer. Your home will also look its best during this time of year, with flowers blooming and the grass green, which could just catch the right buyer’s eye.
Summer vacation hasn’t started yet
Now is the time when people begin to make summer vacation plans— with many trips starting Memorial Day weekend. Listing your home in May allows for you to settle into your new property just in time to enjoy the summer season and appeal to those buyers who are anxious to find a home by the end of the month.
Buyers are optimistic
The busy real estate season has only just begun and buyers are increasingly optimistic about finding the perfect property. By listing your home now, you may find that they bid more aggressively in order to stick to their goal of moving before summer and catch them before they become tired in their home search.
Six Lakes Realty can assist you with listing your current property so you can move on to your dream home in the Chetek area this summer. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or for a list of available homes for sale.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Six Lakes Realty
Office: (715) 924-4806