The Best Month to Sell Your Alaska Home

As a homeowner in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla, or North Pole, deciding to sell your home is major move that should not be taken lightly.  In fact, there are dozens of factors to consider— from the price at which you will list right down to the time that your Alaska home will hit the market. But before you start to worry that the best window of opportunity to sell your Alaska home has passed, you should note that now is that time! 

May has been recognized as the best month to sell your home as homeowners have been known to yield more of a financial gain from the sale as well as sell within a shorter time frame than any other time of the year!

Selling Faster
As I mentioned above, listing your Alaska home during the month of May will likely allow you to find the right buyer quicker than any other month. In fact, those homes listed during the first half of May typically sell two weeks faster.  

Selling For More Money
According to a recent analysis of home sales, May is the month where homes tend to sell well over market value, an estimated 5.9 percent more, when compared to other months. In today's market, that trend is only amplified by current supply and demand. Given the number of motivated buyers in the market and the low number of homes for sale in Alaska, buyers are more willing to overpay for their dream home to ensure the property becomes theirs. 

Timing Is Everything
Remember that while May can be one of the most lucrative times for homeowners to list, the rest of the summer can be just as successful! June and July are also busy months in the Alaska real estate market, providing a great window for homeowners to sell, while August and September begin to mark the slowing of home sales.

Contact Madden Real Estate today for more information about selling your Alaska home or for a list of available properties in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla, or North Pole!

We even offer a Guaranteed Sale Program that ensures if we don't sell your home, we'll buy it! We are confident that we have the staff, tools, and resources to sell your house!

Wes Madden, CEO
Madden Real Estate with Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group
(907) 452-3000
Wes@WesMadden.com

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