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What is Best Week To List Your House in the Spring? (Hint it’s almost here)

Are you thinking about making a move and listing your home for sale in Oak Island or the Southport NC area? If so, now may be the perfect time to start the process. Spring in Southport and Oak Island North Carolina is here and experts say the best week to list your house is just around the corner. Southport Oak Island Realty Group, the top producing Realtors in Oak Island NC are here to help!

A recent Realtor.com study looked at housing market trends over the past several years (with the exception of 2020, since it was an unusual year), and found the best week to put your house on the market for sale in Southport NC and Oak Island NC this year is April 14-20:

“Every year, one week stands out from the rest as that perfect stretch of time when it’s great to be a home seller. This year, the week of April 14–20 is the best time to sell—that is, if sellers want to see lots of interest in their homes, sell quickly, and pocket some extra cash, according to Realtor.com® data.”

Here’s why this matters for you as a homeowner in Oak Island or the Southport NC area. While the spring market is a great time to sell in eastern North Carolina no matter the week, this may be the peak sweet spot. And if you’ve been putting your plans on the back burner and waiting for the right time to act, this could be (hopefully) the nudge you need to make your North Carolina move happen. As Hannah Jones, Senior Economic Research Analyst at Realtor.com explains:

“The third week of April brings the best combination of housing market factors for sellers. The best week offers higher buyer demand, lower competition [from other sellers], and fewer price reductions than the typical week of the year.”

But, if you want to get in on the home selling action in Souhtport NC or Oak Island NC, you’ll need to move quickly and lean on the pros at Southport Oak Island Realty Group. Your top producing local real estate agents at Southport Oak Island Realty Group on Oak Island North Carolina are the perfect go-to when it comes to figuring out a plan to prep your house and get it on the market.

We will be able to offer advice to balance your target listing date in Oak Island NC with what you need to do from a repair and renovation standpoint. We can also can walk you through exactly how to prioritize your list so you know what to tackle first. Selling your house or home on Oak Island is very different from selling anywhere else in the United States as we have such a unique diversity of seasons and people wanting to live and be here.

For example, if your house on Oak Island or near the Southport NC area is already in good shape, you’ll be able to really focus in on the smaller things that are easy to do and make a big impact to help you sell you beach home in North Carolian. As an article from Investopedia says:

“You won’t have time for any major renovations, so focus on quick repairs to address things that could deter potential buyers.”

Here are some specific examples from that article:

Just remember, even if you’re not ready to list you house on Oak Island North Carolina within the next couple of weeks, that’s okay. The window of opportunity to sell doesn’t close when this week ends. Spring is the peak homebuying season for the entire Southport NC and Oak Island NC area and it’s still a seller’s market, so you’ll be in the driver’s seat all season long. 

Ready to get the ball rolling? Let’s connect and schedule a time to go over your next steps. We are here ready to help you!

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Jon Langley

Hi! Nice to 'meet' you and thanks for visiting our Southport and Oak Island Real Estate Blog! My name is Jon Langley, and I'm a REALTOR® in Brunswick County, NC. I work alongside some of the best Realtors in the Southport & Oak Island area. I'd love to learn more about you if you'd like to connect with me on Facebook and Instagram or connect with our team at Southport Oak Island Realty Group. Looking forward to connecting!

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