22 Oct Ep. 57 Winter Market
In this episode, Realtor Adam Kruse and Realtor Shannon St. Pierre talk about the traits and myths of the winter market. Is it possible to get a better deal in the winter? Is there less competition in the winter?
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0:40 Adam introduces Realtor Shannon St. Pierre
0:52 Does the housing market slow down during the winter?
1:51 Should a homeowner be afraid to sell during the winter? Are there more competitors during the winter?
2:20 What are the winter market home selling and buying myths?
2:40 Are winter homebuyers more motivated to buy a house?
3:46 Do homebuyers get a better deal in the winter?
4:27 Are home prices higher during the spring?
4:45 Adam has been working with some first-time homebuyers in the $150,000 price range and they’ve made 13 offers
5:48 How are buyers offering up cash on their first homes? What is proof of funds?
10:34 Should a real estate investor show the seller their cash-flow numbers in order to get a better deal?
11:55 Are the lenders anticipating that the interest rates will stay low?
12:43 How is curb appeal different in the winter?
14:15 Adam bought his current house on December 23rd and got a great deal
15:01 Should you still decorate for the holidays when selling your house?
16:20 What should homeowners do to prepare for the winter?
18:14 Do contractors charge less during the winter?
19:44 Contact your realtor and go over what home projects you have planned to figure out which ones will actually aid in a quick sale