Madeline Walker and Debbie Byrnes


While spring may be the best time for home sales, that isn’t always possible for every homeowner.

The fall real estate market is almost always a hot season. Home selling in autumn is the second-best time of the year to sell a home.

Potential buyers—like empty nesters or millennials who aren’t worried about moving after the school year has started—will compete for fewer homes on the market and will likely want to buy their new home before the holiday season kicks into high gear.

Here are some tips to prepare your home for this important time.

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