ReMax Centerstone highlights the best ways to sell your home during the holidays

ReMax Centerstone takes a look at how home staging and decorating during the holidays
can make the difference when you are selling your home.

A recent surveys shows:

doorBuyers should put out inviting decorations

  • 80% say sellers should light the fireplace before a showing
  • 62% say to update the outdoor lighting, since in the winter a buyer is more likely to see a home at night
  • 54% of those surveyed advise sellers to set the table to showcase your home’s holiday
    entertaining benefits & half tell sellers to play seasonal music


It may not be a bad time to keep the home on the market.

  • 79% of those surveyed think the buyers looking at this time of year are more serious
  • 61% said that less competition among properties is a benefit of selling at this time
  • 82% said that online listing photos are more important for homes listed during the holidays
  • 74% said pricing the home to sell is more critical than during other times of the year
  • 40% said home staging matters more for homes listed in December provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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