The housing market tends to be seasonal, and as you’ve probably heard, spring is usually when buyers and sellers come out of hibernation and start flooding the market, regardless of where you live. And while it’s almost common knowledge at this point that spring is usually the most popular time to buy or sell a home, you might still be wondering why this is the case each and every year. Well, once you start diving a little deeper into

More inventory

Simply put, because buyers know more inventory will be available during peak season, most will wait until the spring to really get serious about buying, even when it means they’ll face stronger competition among other home buyers.

Back to school season

Let’s face it—finding the right home can take awhile, and the home buying process in general can get pretty complicated. And because most home buyers will prefer to be all settled into their new place before kids go back to school, it only makes sense to start looking for a new place well before the end of summer break.

Stronger curb appeal

From a landscaping and curb appeal standpoint, your home will always looks its best during the spring. Making a good first impression is everything, and freshly bloomed flowers, lush green grass, and nicely trimmed shrubbery can make just about any home look good from the outside.

Spring cleaning

Chances are you’re already doing a little spring cleaning anyway, so why not list your home while everything looks spotless?

The holidays

Almost everybody is busy with holiday parties, family get-togethers, and countless other events and festivities centered around the holiday season, so who really has time to list their home, look for homes, and deal with showings in December and January? Although you can still find some great deals on Boca homes and condos for sale during the holiday season, it makes sense why most people prefer to wait.

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