Selling your home this holiday season? Don’t ignore your home’s curb appeal. Curb appeal is one of the biggest factors in selling your home quickly and for top dollar. It’s as important during the holiday season as at any other time of year. Ignoring the curb appeal factor during the holidays could “make or break” a sale.
SW Charlotte/Steele Creek housing update for November 2018 . Charlotte, North Carolina’s southwest/Steele Creek area (28273 and 28278 zip codes) continued trends we’ve seen all year. Home prices increased in November. Inventory remained low, especially in affordable homes, and particularly in the 28273 zip code, which had just over one month’s supply of homes for sale.
Fort Mill and Tega Cay, South Carolina housing markets remained seller markets in November 2018, characterized by steadily increasing home prices and tight inventory with months supply of housing in both areas dropping along with the days on market. Pending and closed sales both up in November, as were new listings.
November 2018 housing numbers continue to show that “bargains” in the Indian Land (29707 zip code) housing market have essentially disappeared with average and median home prices increasing double-digits to the mid-$300,00’s and catching up to home prices in Fort Mill, SC (29715 and 29708 zip codes) in November 2018. Housing inventory also down double-digits in November and months supply of inventory at its lowest level in three years. Closed sales were up in November 2018 by double-digits.
November 2018 home sales in the Waxhaw area of the Charlotte, North Carolina metro area (the 28173 zip code–encompassing the three towns of Waxhaw, Marvin and Weddington) continued the trends we’ve seen all year. Home prices increased substantially in November. Inventory remains low, especially in affordable homes. New listings were down double digits in November. New construction sales remain a driving force in the Waxhaw area housing market.
Indian Trail Housing Market Update/Video November 2018. Indian Trail, NC (28079 zip code) area includes the towns of Stallings, Hemby Bridge, and Lake Park in Union County. Home sales in the Indian Trail area showed a drop in average home prices for the first time all year, contrary to what we’re seeing much of the rest of the Charlotte region. Also contrary are the lower days on market in the 28079 zip code. Inventory is up, as are new listings which grew substantially in November.
Matthews Housing Market Update/Video November 2018. November home sales in Matthews, North Carolina saw continued home sale prices increases. Market inventory remained tight and months supply of homes at 2.1 months indicated a continuing seller’s market. Closed and pending sales, as well as new listings, were all down by double digits in November. Lack of affordable inventory can be considered a contributing factor for this situation.
Ballantyne Housing Market Update/Video November 2018. November home sales in the Ballantyne (28277 zip code) area of Charlotte, North Carolina saw the same trends we’ve been seeing all year with home prices up. Inventory remained tight and new listings decreased during the month. Closed and pending sales up, but not significantly, due to limited affordable inventory and rising home prices and interest rates.
With the holiday season upon us, is it a good idea to list your home for sale or to take your home off the market? “Conventional” wisdom would say not to list and to take your home off the market. Put “conventional” wisdom aside and discover all these nine good reasons to list your home during the holiday season or keep it on the market if it’s already listed for sale.