Many sellers think that fall is not a good time to put a home on the market, but real estate experts say this is simply not the case. Autumn is usually the season when corporations relocate associates, which creates a niche of buyers who need to make quick home purchases. These buyers will be serious about purchasing and, with fewer properties on the market and less competition for sellers, a home may receive more attention than it would any other time of year. To make sure a home sells before fall progresses into winter, here are a few helpful tips. Bring the benefits of the location to the fore, and highlight all of the property’s perks, including proximity to schools, public transportation, shopping, and entertainment. The changing autumn leaves can add color and beauty to a neighborhood, but make sure the falling foliage does not suffocate the front lawn. Add pumpkins, gourds, or other fall decorations to the front porch area to make it more welcoming to visitors. De-clutter and de-personalize a home before showing it to a prospective buyer so that the buyer can envision themselves living there. Spend some time reviewing similar properties in the same neighborhood on real estate Web sites like or Staying savvy about the price ranges of other homes for sale in the area better prepares the seller to negotiate with buyers. And finally, work with a realtor who utilizes today’s tech tools including cell phone applications, Web sites, digital cameras, and more to connect buyers and sellers. | Read More