5 Best Days of the Year to Sell Your Home Occur in May

5 Best Days of the Year to Sell Your Home Occur in May

Residential News » Tampa Edition | By Michael Gerrity | May 5, 2021 8:42 AM ET

According to ATTOM Data Solutions, the months of May and June offer the greatest home seller premiums in the U.S. - with ten of the best days to sell in the month of May alone.

ATTOM Data Solutions recent analysis of 40.1 million home sales from 2011-2020, home sellers selling in the late spring and early summer are realizing the biggest premiums - on average 13.4 percent above estimated market value in May and 11.7 percent above in June. The analysis looked at any calendar days in the last ten years with at least 10,000 single family home and condo sales.


"As home sellers continue to enjoy an extended sellers' market, moving full steam ahead from the momentum gained over the last ten years, the month of May is particularly poised to garner the greatest sale premiums," said Todd Teta, chief product officer with ATTOM Data Solutions. "Among the top five days fetching the biggest home seller premiums, May 23 is the best day of the year to sell a home, producing a premium of 19.3 percent above market value."

The analysis also presents a more high-level view, showcasing how seller premiums fared throughout each month of the year.

The months realizing the biggest home seller premiums include: May (13.4 percent); June (11.7 percent); July (11.2 percent); April (9.2 percent); August (8.9 percent); March (8.6 percent); February (8.2 percent); September (7.5 percent); January (6.6 percent); November (6.4 percent); October (5.8 percent); and December (5.8 percent).


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