When is the best time to buy or sell Real Estate in Greenville, NC

Greenville NC Pitt County MLS sales for the past three years, 2009, 2010 and 2011, reveal a trend.  The highest percentage of homes closed in the 2nd quarter of the year.  (April, May, June)  For these homes to close during this time, the contract was written 30-45 days before the closing.  This reveals that the majority of contracts to purchase are written in the Greenville NC Pitt County MLS during the months of March, April, and May.


Average percentage of closed sales by quarter for the past three years reveals the following.


% Closed sales by quarter – Greenville NC Pitt County MLS


1st – 18.6% – Jan, Feb, March

2nd – 32% – April, May, June

3rd – 26% – July, Aug, September

4th – 23% – Oct, Nov, Dec


For a home seller, this would mean the best chance of selling your home for the highest price would be to put it on the market in February or March of the year.


For a buyer, the best time to get a better price would be to purchase November – January.

Posted on August 7, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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