I am often asked about when it is the best time to sell a home.
Most think it is spring.
And yes, it is slightly better but only marginally so.
As a summary across all capitals – 21% of sales take place in summer; 26% in autumn; 25% in winter and 27% in spring.
New listings are sometimes higher in spring, than the other seasons, but not always.
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Even in ‘holiday’ markets like the Gold or Sunshine Coasts there isn’t much difference between the seasons.
Bigger factors come into play.
Australian capitals - Housing sales distribution by season
Source: Price Finder, being average sales volumes over past five years by financial year.