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When is the optimal time to sell my home?

  • Posted in Industry News on 14/02/18

Deciding when to put your home up for sale can be a tricky business, especially if you don’t know the market well. But, by timing it correctly you will stand a better chance of achieving your desired purchase price, and of getting a sale as quickly as possible.

Broadly speaking, the best time to sell is when the highest number of buyers are actively looking to buy. This means that you will have the positive effective of competition on your side, forcing buyers to give their best offer.

January is a slow month with less buyers actively looking over winter. However, come February it is all go in the housing market and this remains relatively constant until June/July, when the school holidays kick in and put many families off house hunting.

If you are thinking about moving house this year, there is no time like now to get your home ready for sale. Think about a fresh layer of paint, tidy the garden, declutter, and clean. If you are thinking about selling, then please don't hesitate to get in touch to see how we can help.

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