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How to sell a house during Winter

Winter announced its arrival with the recent Storm Arwen causing damage and chaos. And while many of us batten down the hatches during the colder months, there are still plenty of people wishing to move home in the new year. Below is advice on how to sell a house during Winter, based on our experience.

How to sell a house during Winter in five easy steps

Get Cosy. Something as simple as ensuring your home is warm and well-lit during winter viewings can make a significant difference in how prospective buyers feel about your home.

Maintenance Matters. Winter weather can highlight little niggles such as leaves blocking guttering. You want to remove as many possible concerns a buyer might have about making your home theirs.

The Great Outdoors. If you have a garden, don’t ignore the impact winter storms and weather can have on its visual appeal. Before putting your home on the market, tidy up your outdoor areas and keep a weekly eye on them to look their best.

Think Flooring. Carpets and flooring can take a hammering over the wetter months, so be mindful of how your flooring looks to a prospective buyer.

Seasonal Change. If your property has been on the market for a few months and has not sold, you need to ask your agent to take fresh marketing photos. For example, a property on sale in the Winter with pictures taken during the summer can dramatically date your home and raise concerns among prospective buyers.

We’ve plenty more advice about selling in the winter months, so feel free to contact us if you have any questions about how to get moving successfully.

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Date Posted

December 13, 2021

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Katy Storer

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