A Quiet moment along the Charles River in Cambridge, MA
There is less competition in the fall.
Sellers are worn out if their homes have been sitting since the late Spring & Summer months.
Sellers are more serious in the colder months—there is a reason they are on the market now versus waiting for peak months.
You can take advantage of some serious tax-breaks.
You can take advantage of some end of year sales to help outfit your new digs.
Inventory may be slightly less but so is the competition.
Better negotiation power.