Why You Should Move During an Off-Season

Why You Should Move During an Off-Season

Moving is already enough of an ordeal without having to do it in a way that’s rushed and stressful. If it’s the time of year when everyone decides to buy houses and move, you might be in just that kind of situation! Here are a few reasons that the off-season is better.

Why You Should Move During an Off-Season: Less Competition in the Housing Market

Buying a home is difficult for many reasons. You want it to be in the ideal location. You want it to be the ideal price. And you also want the house itself to be in good shape, with all of the ideal specifications. Frankly, that’s extremely difficult to find! If you’re trying to buy a house at the same time as everyone else is, the rare opportunities to snatch up the best deals on the best homes will be even harder to find. Your chances are immediately better if you look to buy a house in the off-season. While it’s not a guarantee that you’ll find a dream home, it makes even the most difficult find just that much more possible.

Fewer Moving Costs

That’s right – the cost of moving can actually be cheaper in the off-season. Of course, this depends on your method of travel. For example, taking a flight in the winter may be more expensive because everyone is traveling for the holidays. On the other hand, many moving companies and moving crews for hire have lower prices, rates, or fees for the wintertime. They can charge a premium in the summertime when their services are in high demand. There are other ways to save some cash, too – moving things yourself can also help you cut costs.

Why You Should Move During an Off-Season: Less Stress

You’re already trying to carry out one of the more stressful transitions in life, so why add to that? Moving is anxiety-inducing for a whole lot of reasons. It can be financially shaky and socially difficult. Even more so for a family rather than an individual. Moving in the off-season means having the resources to move at your own pace – no more frantically trying to close a deal on a house before somebody else snatches it up.

 

The off-season may be inconvenient in some small ways, but the financial and logistical benefits are clear. You will have less competition, lower costs, and lower stress. You’ll be able to bring yourself and your family from one stage of life into the next one without unnecessary anxiety.

 

Check out this article on how to know how much your house is worth!

 Steelbridge Realty LLC  is a Licensed Real Estate Brokerage that utilizes cutting-edge marketing techniques and data-driven Real Estate solutions in today’s ever-changing environment. Our group of professionals have decades of experience and have navigated through many business cycles. Our diverse background gives us the tools to guide people towards successful decisions.

 



 

$5,800,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.3945
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1215 & 1233 Braman Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$15,950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
9
TOTAL BATHS
10,033
SQFT
1240 Coconut Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Palm Gardens Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$885,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,467
SQFT
1249 Osceola Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
$2,290,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3,230
SQFT
3752 Harold Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,503
SQFT
1362 Braman Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Becklers Riverside Add Subdivision
Listing courtesy of Sara Kyle of NEXTHOME ADVISORS
$1,875,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,684
SQFT
3232 Mcgregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$335,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,109
SQFT
1420 Moreno Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Mcgregor Estates Subdivision
$6,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
7,719
SQFT
2844 Valencia Way
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Lynns Add Subdivision
$479,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,784
SQFT
1414 Alhambra Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$569,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,903
SQFT
1353 Sunbury Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
La Chelle Manor Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$524,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,720
SQFT
1334 Sunbury Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
La Chelle Manor Subdivision
$199,900
Land For Sale
Pending
0.19
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1461 Barcelona Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$2,795,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.1381
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1301 Poinciana Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Poinciana Park Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$499,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
6
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,925
SQFT
1473 Barcelona Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Valencia Terrace Subdivision
$950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,898
SQFT
1436 Cordova Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$659,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,306
SQFT
1542 Olmeda Way
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Allen Court Subdivision
$389,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,540
SQFT
1573 Maravilla Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Allen Park Subdivision
$969,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,153
SQFT
1433 Lynwood Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$450,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,318
SQFT
1629 Maravilla Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Country Club Homes Subdivision

 

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