Happy Friday everyone! Today’s Friday Five is full of good information for buyers and sellers so be sure to check out the articles below.

Is your home currently listed for sale? Or are you thinking about listing it soon? Check out 13 Things to Know About Selling Your Home in the Fall and Winter for tips on the season’s advantages and disadvantages.

With the holidays coming up it’s important to Avoid Turning Buyers Off During the Holiday Season. It may seem easier to take your home off the market during the holidays but keeping it on the market is definitely preferred. Read for tips on making it through the holidays with a house for sale.

For everyone who is saving up money for a down payment this is a must read for you. Stop! 5 Things You Should Never Do With Your Down Payment.

This is a really good article on The Closing Process: What Home Buyers Can Expect on the Big Day. An especially good read for first time homebuyers.

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