With both the Cubs and the White Sox missing the Postseason yet again, “Wait ‘til next spring,” is a common refrain throughout Chicagoland at this time of year. It’s also a thought on the minds of many would-be home sellers, who believe that listing during the spring gives them the best chance of a speedy and lucrative sale. After all, about 40% of home sales are contracted in the spring (those sales then typically close in late spring/summer). But this also means that 60% of sales occur at other times of the year, including fall. And this fall may just be a very opportune time for sellers to put their homes on the market for a variety of reasons. Let’s delve into them.