One thing to consider is current rates are lower now than they are likely to be again in your lifetime. This means your buying dollar is the strongest it is ever liekly to be again. Even if you only do OK in selling, in the long run you will be better off with a low rate on a new home. On average, the total you pay for a home over the life of a 30 year loan is more than half interest (depends on rates and down payment).
Any time can be the right time to sell. Work with a knowledgable local agent, get all of the facts about your specific situation (both the buy side and sell side), then you can make an informed decision.
I hope this helps
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My answer is somewhat dependant on the type of property. But in general, I'd advise either listing within the next few weeks OR waiting until spring. Many Realtors won't tell you this, but real estate IS seasonal. The early fall market tends to be good, but after that it drops off. Currently, single family homes are selling faster than condos.
I'd be glad to provide a no-obligation market analysis of the home you're thinking of selling. In any event, please feel free to contact me directly, if you wish. I live in Rocky Hill, so I know the local market.
Gillette Real Estate