Why January is the BEST Month for House Hunting!

Have you made it your New Year's resolution to find that perfect Louisville home for you and your family?  You may have thought that you needed to wait until spring to start house hunting, but the fact is that January is a great time to begin.  Put on your winter coat and get out there while the leftovers from the New Year's party are still in the fridge- you'll have the upper hand.

House hunting in January offers a number of advantages that will work in your favor.  Here are a few of the main reasons:

Busy Social Calendars

First of all, most people will be busy getting back to work after the holidays and they won't want to venture out in the cold to go look at houses- so there will be less competition when bidding on homes.  This means that you can get in there and put in an offer that the seller can't refuse.

Desperate Seller

Also, if the home is on the market at this time of the year, there is a chance that the home sale is somewhat urgent.  If they were not desperate, they may pull their home off the market and wait until spring to try again.  With a motivated seller, you are more likely to get a better price.

A Dedicated Realtor

Your realtor will have more time on their hands at this time of the year, because they will be less busy.  This means that they will be able to dedicate more attention to you and help you move through the closing and moving process faster.

Cheap Deals on Furniture

Also, during the month of January, retailers will sell off their excess inventory from over the holidays in order to make room for the new models.  This means that when you move into your new home you will be able to furnish it at a great discount.

These are just a few of the reasons why you may want to consider getting out this January and searching for your new home.  House hunting during this time of the year can offer you a number of advantages and you could possibly find that dream Louisville home you have been searching for at a great price.

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