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Life begins to accelerate in the 4th quarter, doesn't it? School is underway again and before you know it, the holidays are right around the corner. Soon it will be time to tuck away the landscaping, plan for family gatherings and start Christmas shopping.

Buyers and sellers, if you want to move before Christmas, aim to be under contract on a home by mid-November. Lenders need 25-40 days to process, and possession always isn't at closing.