1.) While there are few buyers out there, people that are looking for a home during the holidays are serious buyers and ready to buy.
2.) There are fewer homes for buyers to look at during the holidays, which mean there is less competition for you as a seller. Therefore, less competition means more money for you, the seller.
3.) After the holidays, the supply of listings increases greatly, which in turn lowers the demand for your home. More competition means less money in your pocket.
4.) Your home shows better when decorated for the holidays.
5.) Many buyers have more time to look for property during the holidays because work hours are more tentative. Partners are able to look together making the process much easier for everyone.