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Spring is traditionally the busiest time of year in the property market, but this doesn’t mean that you cannot sell your home at other times of year. In fact, summer is a good time to sell and at Deakin White, we are delighted to say that over the years, we have helped many homeowners sell their home in the summer. We also believe that the summer of 2018 could be even busier in the property market, so if you are considering making a move, get in touch and we will be happy to assist you.

One reason why the summer of 2018 is likely to be an appealing time of year to sell your home is because of the terrible weather conditions in spring of 2018. With high snowfalls in March, the country ground to a halt, preventing many people from entering the property market as they had planned. It was natural that there was a slowdown in the property market in spring considering the challenging weather conditions, but there are indicators that this has created a knock-on effect where there is a greater level of movement and interest in summer.

This knock-on effect has created a situation where the summer of 2018 is lively, and if you want assistance with your move or you would like guidance on how to proceed, contact Deakin White.

Gardens look great in summer, allowing you to make a strong first impression

There are also many reasons why summer, in general, is a positive time of year to sell your home. Your home has never looked better and with improved weather conditions, you have more opportunity to ensure the outside of your home looks appealing. When you consider the importance of making a positive first impression when selling your home, having a great looking garden will always be of benefit.

Another benefit in selling your home in summer is the additional daylight hours make it easier to arrange viewings. The emergence of online property platforms allows people to search properties at any time of day or night, but the viewing process is still hugely important. More daylight hours in the summer means that there are more opportunities to welcome guests to your home, and this may increase the chances of making a sale.

Buyer demands are sometimes higher in summer

There are also time constraints that mean summer is a suitable time to sell your property. Any household who has left it late but wants to ensure their children are settled into a new area in time for the school year will know that a summer move is essential. Households that are keen to conclude a property deal and be fully settled into their new home before the festive season begins will appreciate a summer move.

With a year-round demand for property in the UK, online property portals ensuring that you can search for homes at any time and improved communication channels ensuring even people on their holiday can stay in contact with others ensures that summer is a suitable time of year to sell your home.

If you are looking to sell your home this summer, call on the services of a skilled local agent who has assisted in selling many homes at this time of year. To sell your home this summer, contact Deakin-White on 01582 343 548 and we’ll be happy to help.

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