Home sellers reap top dollar during the holidays

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If you are an experienced real estate sales agent, you know very well this is the slowest time of the year for home sales. In most communities, the weather isn't the best for home buying. Serious prospective buyers become hard to find as they switch to holiday shopping and parties. However, many home sales still take place among motivated sellers and savvy buyers who know this is the best time of the year to purchase a bargain home. Motivated realty agents, eager to add to their 2005 sales volume, can take more time with each prospective buyer, as the hectic home sales pace of the past year slows down. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. "Make all the home sales you can make now before mortgage interest rates go up" is the unspoken motto of many realty agents. ADVANTAGES FOR HOME SELLERS DURING THIS SLOW SEASON. Unmotivated home sellers often take their residences off the market during the holidays because (1) they don't want to be interrupted by buyers and (2) they know this is perceiv...