LOS ANGELES – Nov. 14, 2016 – While most people consider spring the prime home buying season, the market calm over the holidays is just one reason dedicated buyers can benefit from end-of-the-year home shopping:
- Buyers have more time to shop, as time off from work and school is not uncommon with many buyers during November and December.
- Tax benefits. Many buyers in the market for a new home feel as if they have to close escrow prior to the end of the year for tax planning reasons.
- The holiday season is a great time to showcase the neighborhood. Many homes are decorated and look their absolute best. And a seller's home often has its most nostalgic emotional appeal during this time period.
- Less competition. Many sellers pull their homes