When is the best time to sell your home?
The time of year can make a huge difference when selling your home so it is important to know when is the best time to reach the most buyers with your property.
Rightmove have revealed that in 2018 February 19th was the busiest day for property searches with page views exceeding 40 million. Their research also showed that the busiest day of each week was a Tuesday and the busiest time for property searches was 8pm. This information gives a great insight into when is the best time to reach out to the most potential buyers.
Outside of London, Bristol came out on top as the most searched for area, followed by York as well as Edinburgh and Sheffield also making the top ten. Livingston in West Lothian reported homes being snapped up in record time with the average property going through in just 25 days compared with the national average of 61 days.
If you are looking to sell your home, now is the time to act. With the potential of 40 million property views page views this February, you don’t want to miss out.
Take a look at some of our favourite properties from the most popular, top searched for areas…
Hatcham Park Mews, New Cross, London, SE14
AMAZING OPPORTUNITY to acquire a First Floor, SHARE OF FREEHOLD, 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATHROOM APARTMENT with access to a substantive Roof Terrace, which is situated within Hatcham Park Mews in New Cross. The property is very well presented with accommodation briefly comprising; Lounge/Diner, Fitted Kitchen, Master Bedroom with En-Suite and Walk-in Wardrobe, 2nd Double Bedroom and Bathroom. The property is further augmented by gas central heating and access to Roof Terrace. EPC grade B
Linnet Way, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31
Located within the Bilbie Green development on the fringes of Keynsham is this smartly presented, semi detached home which is offered for sale with no onward chain. The accommodation provides an entrance hall and cloakroom/wc, a sitting room, a modern fitted kitchen with high gloss base and eye level wall units and fully integrated appliances which include fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and oven and hob. The first floor provides three bedrooms, an en-suite shower room to the master bedroom and a family bathroom. The property benefits from PVCu double glazing, a gas central heating system, an enclosed garden to rear and a garage situated to the rear.
Guide price £345,000
Howe Hill Road, York, YO26
The superb open plan family living space with bi-folding doors onto the rear garden sets this 4 bedroom traditional house apart from other similar homes. The property has been extended to provide excellent ground floor space and a master bedroom suite on the second floor and enjoys far reaching views across the city from its elevated position.
The ground floor entrance hallway has an solid oak floor and matching wood and glass staircase balustrade all lit by recessed ceiling spotlights. There are matching oak internal doors and the lounge has a bay window to the front and features a cast iron fireplace with inset gas flame fire.
The centrepiece of the property and social hub of the house is the large open plan kitchen/dining/family room which courtesy of the wide opening created by the bi-folding doors allows the room to flow out into the garden in the fine weather. Light floods in through two Velux skylight windows in the superb vaulted ceiling and the room provides three distinct areas that work together to provide superb sociable space for cooking, dining and relaxing on a large sofa. The floor is part bamboo and part tiled with underfloor heating and ceiling speakers in the family room area. There is an extensive range of modern high gloss wall and base units, a central breakfast bar with solid wood worktops and a ceramic sink unit with waste disposal. There are spaces for an integrated wine cooler, a range cooker, a fridge/freezer and a dishwasher as well as additional built in storage cupboards in the dining area.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms, a bathroom and a separate WC. The bathroom features a shower over the bath, an inset waterproof TV, and both the bathroom and the WC have inset ceiling speakers and travertine limestone tiled walls and floor.
The stylish staircase winds its way up to the second floor and the master bedroom suite. This double bedroom has dormer windows to the rear, a Velux window to the front, a fitted cupboard and an ensuite shower room/WC with part travertine limestone tiled walls.
The property has gas central heating, double glazing and an Energy Performance rating (EPC) of C.
The front garden is mostly gravelled and has a driveway leading to the double length attached garage which has an up and over door, a door into a WC to the rear and space and plumbing for a washing machine. The sunny west facing rear garden is a great entertaining space as it enjoys the best of the summer sun throughout the afternoon and into the evening. There is an Indian fossil stone patio seating area, a raised lawn with railway sleepers with inset LED lighting, a children s summer house, a shed and a further raised deck seating area.
Howe Hill Road is situated 1.3 miles west of both York s city walls at Micklegate Bar and York mainline railway station.