Some people avoid selling their home in Peterborough during the winter months. However homes do sell during the winter months. Houses are bought in Peterborough almost every day of the year, come wind, rain or shine. However, there are things you need to be aware of when selling in home in Peterborough at winter.
The visitor traffic to estate agents websites places like RightMove drop in the run up to Christmas. This happens every year. Peoples focus turns to decorating their own homes, Christmas shopping, school plays, pantomimes, Christmas parties and more. Looking for a new home is not at the top of the list, for now.
However, lots of people have ‘New Home’ on their list of New Year’s resolutions. If your house is on the market in winter then you can grab the attention of those people that want to make an early start on their resolutions for the New Year. That said it is important to note that while people may look at your home in January, the real buying action picks up mid January until early February.
Spending time with families over Christmas can often make a home feel smaller. This can result in home owners looking for bigger homes, or older children looking to move out and get their own homes. Christmas can also be a popular time for proposals, which can be the first step to getting a home together. Couples will be looking for smaller homes as the New Year begins, while families look for bigger homes with more space.
If you are looking to sell your home but you’re concerned about selling a home in Peterborough in winter then call us. We can have a chat with you about the benefits of selling a home in winter. We will show you how we can best promote your home to people house hunting and make sure you get the best buyer for your Peterborough home.
Contact us now to see how we can help you sell your home this winter.