Best Time of Year to Sell your Home

Posted on Monday, 22 October 2018 | Written by Hayward Moon

Are you looking to sell your house?  It is essential to find the most appropriate time to sell to get the maximum sale price. When you're selling your property, you have to consider many options to get the maximum revenue. People sell their home for many reasons. Whatever the reason is, they usually always look to sell their house quickly and for a handsome amount of money.

When people are in financial need, they try to solve it by selling their home and moving to a smaller home. In such situations, they may choose to sell it quickly without considering the revenue because they need to settle their debts as fast as they can. Such impatience can be disastrous. Waiting for the right time to sell your home is the best way to get the best deal. 

It's known that selling your property will take time, as it averages around 3 to 4 months. You have to be patient to get the best deal for your house. Certain months of the year can be better for selling homes, so make sure you market your property at the correct time.

Some experts consider spring as the best time for selling your house. There are plenty of aspects in this season that is in favour of the house owner.

Most families with children will have to send their children to school before September, so they will prefer to buy the house quickly if they are satisfied.

Spring is a season with longer days and natural light, so viewers will be able to get a clear view of the house. The buyers usually go out home hunting on bright days, as it gives a good representation of the area. It is also the time when front gardens bloom and make the house more attractive. 


Summer isn't considered the best time of year to buy, even though the weather is great for viewers to go house hunting. Many families may not have time to spend house hunting during the six weeks holidays as most of the families will be on their summer holidays.

Autumn is a good season for selling your house. The weather is good, and the kids will be back at school, it is the perfect time for families to go house hunting. It is one of the seasons where maximum house sales take place, and your chances of getting a good quick sale are also higher.

Winter is not a good time for house sales, because the climate is not very conducive. People cannot see the exteriors and surroundings clearly in this season. Most of the people will prefer to spend the cold season indoors with their families. House owners will have to wait till January for the market to pick up again.

Make patience your best friend if you want to sell your house. Studying the market carefully and waiting till the best moment to sell will surely get you the best deal for your home.

We hope this has helped answer your questions if you have any others you would like to ask, please get in touch with your local branch. With offices based in Ipswich, Colchester, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and Diss, we’re well situated to accommodate. Get in touch here.

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