When you buy a home could mean thousands of dollars in savings.

Who knew you could save so much just by purchasing a home outside of spring and summer? Sure, moving can be a bit more challenging in the cold but with the money you save, consider hiring movers to do it for you and make moving easier.

Owning a new home is one of the bigger accomplishments in in life. Choosing when you decide to purchase, according to WQAD.com, will make all the difference in price.

"The most expensive times of the year were June and July when inventory and competitiveness are high. As fall approaches, listing price falls slightly. However, the actual sales price dropped by 2.96 percent, offering people searching for a home an $8,300 saving on the average house. In winter, savings are greater, with homes averaging 8.45 percent less than during summer."