Should I Wait Until Spring to List My Home? – Phoenix Edition

Over on the national blog, we just posted another big analysis of hundreds of thousands of listings and sales. Here are the numbers for Phoenix, where winter is still a winning time to list your home for a quick sale, a better chance of selling, and a better price:

What season should I list my home?

Since so much of the Phoenix market these days consists of bank owned homes and short sales, Marcus asked that we also pull the local data excluding distressed inventory. Here’s what the numbers look like if you only consider non-distressed homes:

What season should I list my home?

Homes listed in winter still sell faster than those listed in summer or fall. A greater percent of homes listed in winter eventually sell than in other seasons, and homes listed in winter sell closest to their original list price.