The more you plan in advance the better. When to sell is an important consideration depending on your needs. You think of the normal questions such as when is the best time to get the most money for your home; is spring a seller’s market and winter a buyer’s market? The answer really does depend on a number of factors. The only honest way to answer questions is to have a conversation about you and your goals. That’s what a good agent offers and that’s what I suggest.