Wait a second!

dec-31Aren’t there still almost three months left in 2016?

Not if you’re contemplating buying or selling a home — at least, if a mortgage is involved.

Then, the window to complete a deal this year is rapidly closing.

That’s because the typical lag time from consummated Purchase Agreement to closing is 6-8 weeks.

Subtract two weeks for Thanksgiving and Christmas-to-New Year’s . . . and the deadline, practically, becomes late October.

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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