Tuesday, November 9, 2010

The Compelling Argument to List Your Home Today in Toms River, NJ

We have all heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) but never has it been more prevalent than in real estate. Just how does(SAD)relate to listing your home for sale in Toms River, NJ?

Typically, this time of year (Nov & Dec), we hear the following statement from prospective Home-Sellers; "I'm going to wait until after the Holidays to put my home on the market".

Just what does "waiting until after the Holidays" actually COST a potential Home-Seller in Toms River, NJ? The answer lies in the historical data:

--Nov & Dec 2006; Toms River had almost 10.8 months of inventory available*
--Jan & Feb 2007; Toms River had almost 12.6 months of inventory available

--Nov & Dec 2007; Toms River had almost 10.9 months of inventory available
--Jan & Feb 2008; Toms River had almost 15 months of inventory available

--Nov & Dec 2008; Toms River had almost 12.3 months of inventory available
--Jan & Feb 2009; Toms River had almost 18.6 months of inventory available

--Nov & Dec 2009; Toms River had almost 10.5 months of inventory available
--Jan & Feb 2010; Toms River had almost 17.6 months of inventory available

*Months of available inventory = How long it would take to sell off the existing supply of homes if NO other homes were to come on the market.

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Long story short; "waiting until after the Holidays" will COST you between 2 and 7 months on the market and we all know "time is money". So, if you want more money for your home, it behooves you to list your home in Toms River, NJ, today!

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