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Real Estate’s Best-Kept Secret: Selling in the Back-to-School Window

Key Facts:

  • Prime Opportunity: The back-to-school season is a hidden gem in the real estate calendar.
  • Diverse Buyer Pool: Attract both families and individual buyers looking for prime properties.
  • Market Advantage: Experience less competition and spotlight your property.

Wondering when to finally put up that “For Sale” sign? We’re about to share a secret. While spring and summer often get the real estate glory, the back-to-school season is a hidden gem in the real estate calendar, brimming with untapped potential. Your perfect moment is right here, right now.

A Market Awaits YOU!

woman searching homes on phone

Imagine a marketplace where your property isn’t drowned in a sea of listings but stands out, receiving the admiration and attention it deserves. That’s the distinct edge the back-to-school season offers. With fewer properties on the block, your home shines brightly, attracting families seeking community convenience and individuals or couples eager for a fresh neighborhood vibe.

A Surge of Eager Buyers

man moving boxes for family

The onset of the school year ignites a rush of enthusiasm among potential buyers. Families are in pursuit of that perfect home to establish roots quickly to settle into the school year and its many related activities. Simultaneously, those without school concerns also feel the tick of the clock. With the holiday season just around the bend, they too seek to settle down, ensuring they’re comfortably positioned before festivities commence. This urgency often translates into faster decision-making, and in some cases, a willingness to stretch their budget for the right home.

An Atmosphere to Woo Buyers

light coming into room

As the season transitions, there’s an inherent charm in the air. Boosting your home’s curb appeal during this time isn’t solely about aesthetics; it’s about crafting a dream. Your home’s ambiance is poised to resonate deeply with those seeking their next cherished space.

Seamless Showings

happy buyers receiving keys

The rhythm of life subtly changes as the back-to-school season rolls in. This translates to predictably flexible timings for house showings. From eager weekend property seekers to twilight home explorers, a spectrum of potential buyers is ready to engage.

Embrace the Opportunity

In conclusion, the back-to-school window is your unique real estate sweet spot. With its mix of diverse buyers, atmospheric allure, and a standout marketplace position, seizing this moment could be a pivotal, rewarding decision.

If you’ve been hesitating, it’s time to step forward with confidence! We’re right beside you, championing your journey and ready to provide a seamless, stress-free experience.

About Les Sulgrove

Les is an Iowa native born in Des Moines and raised in the southwest Iowa town of Bridgewater. He has been a resident of Des Moines since 1982 and has been married to his wife Linda for over 35 years. Together they have 3 grown children, 7 grandchildren and make their home on Des Moines south side. He has been a licensed REALTOR® since 1990 and is Vice President at VIA Group, REALTORS®. Les is the 2011 Past President of the Des Moines Area Association of REALTORS® (DMAAR) and received the award of Salesperson of the Year by DMAAR in 2007 for his involvement and service to the Association. Additionally, he is active at the Iowa Association of REALTORS® and serves on local, state and national committees. He also owns and operates the national technology networking group CyberProfessionals. This group of real estate professionals meets twice annually across the United States to learn from each other and share new marketing ideas with heavy emphasis on current and future technologies and their use in the real estate business. Les’ hobbies include golf, photography and sarcastic humor. He and Linda spend many Saturday mornings from Spring to Fall at the Des Moines Downtown Farmers Market. He enjoys spoiling his grandchildren at every opportunity.

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