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5 reasons to sell your home now

Fall is traditionally considered one of the worst times of the year to sell a house -- no one wants to uproot kids from school and holiday season is on the horizon -- but Atlanta-based real estate pro Rhonda Duffy says this thinking is a mistake that can cost you.

"Even though many people assume that fall and winter are a bad time to sell a home, the numbers don't back it up," said Duffy. "We've found that fall is a great time to sell your home, and there are many benefits to keeping your home on the market during this perceived downtime."

On the real estate market is a duplex at 1326 Rosehaven Circle, Kettering. Low inventory is causing the median and average homes prices to increase. JIM WITMER/STAFF


In the metro Atlanta area, the FMLS listing database shows that over 31,000 homes sold over the past two years in the months of October, November, and December, Duffy said. Here she offers 5 reason to keep your home on the market or list it during the fall season:

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