Best day to make an offer on a house? Christmas Day.

Many real estate agents point out that sellers, like the rest of us, are in good and generous moods on Christmas Day and are more likely to accept a lower offer.  What's more, housing sales are at a 12-month low in December, and sellers become more eager to sell as January approaches. The key is to find an aggressive yet tactful agent who is willing to make an offer for you on arguably the biggest holiday of the year.<br>
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<a href="http://buyketchupinmay.com" target="_blank">Click here For more ideas from Mark's <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP010822" title="The New York Times" href="/topic/arts-culture/mass-media/news-media/the-new-york-times-ORCRP010822.topic">New York Times</a> best selling new book, 'Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon.'</a>
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( Rob Ostermaier, Daily Press / March 25, 2008 )

Many real estate agents point out that sellers, like the rest of us, are in good and generous moods on Christmas Day and are more likely to accept a lower offer. What's more, housing sales are at a 12-month low in December, and sellers become more eager to sell as January approaches. The key is to find an aggressive yet tactful agent who is willing to make an offer for you on arguably the biggest holiday of the year.

Click here For more ideas from Mark's New York Times best selling new book, 'Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon.'

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