While spring and summer are clearly the most active times of the year for home sales, there will always be buyers and sellers who want to do business during the slower months in fall and winter. In most cases, that’s simply because it’s then that they need to move or find a place to live.  When the holiday season comes around, however, things can get particularly slow. If you have a client eager to list in mid-December, here are some important things to consider.  How desperate is your seller? If your …

The evidence is clear: The U.S. is in the midst of a seller’s market. Inventory is low and demand is high due to a growing population and millennials who are seeking homes to start families. Prices have risen rapidly in a number of the country’s fastest-growing cities, making it easy for sellers to get their homes sold and putting a lot of pressure on buyers to make offers quickly when they see a house that they like. The following are some of the hottest seller markets in the U.S. according …