Best Time of Year to List a Home in Seattle



I was just reading an article that claimed the two weeks of the year that homes sell the fastest and for the most money are the first two weeks of May.

The thought is that most buyers start to look in early spring and with our current seller’s market they have had a lot of disappointments by the time May comes around and they are willing to throw their all into their late spring offers.

This rings true in Seattle, I remember having a very busy May last year.  The article, which is based on Zillow research, also makes note that Seattle sales do tend to do better in warmer months.

In my experience listing April-June is a good idea but knowing it is still a strong seller’s market, timing doesn’t  matter much.  List when you are ready to move and as always, when your home looks the best.