We’ve got a heat advisory!

The North Texas real estate market is just as hot as our weather right now, which means we are in the thick of the summer selling season - the peak time to sell your home. There are three big reasons you are more likely to get buyers and a great price for your home when you list in the summer.

  • School is out and families often have more time and availability to look for homes.

  • Those families will also want to be in their new home before school starts back up and they will be willing to pay a premium to do that.

  • The sun staying up longer means buyers can house hunt after work later into the evening. Those longer days increase the chances of you getting a potential buyer through the door.

Summer selling tips.

So now that you know it’s time to get your house on the market, here are a few summer selling tips to get your home ready.

  • Highlight outdoor areas - this is the time for your outside space to shine

    • Clean your porch, patio and/or outdoor kitchen.

    • Make necessary repairs to your home's exterior, including your siding and windows and repaint if needed.

    • Arrange chairs or outdoor furniture in your yard to create the illusion of an outdoor room.

    • Have a pool? Keep it clean and play it up! A pool is a huge selling point during the sizzling days of summer.

    • Make sure your lawn and flower beds aren't withering away in the summer heat and add color to your entryway with potted plants.

Make it still feel like summer inside

    • Bring summer scents inside. Scents have a profound effect on mood, so create light and fresh aromas by using diffusers, candles or fresh flowers.

    • Use bold, bright summer colors in your decor and don't forget accent pillows for added style and comfort

    • Box up winter jackets, sweaters and boots. Bulky clothes take up lots of space, so move them out as you de-clutter your closets.

    • If you skipped spring cleaning, start scrubbing now. A sparkling home will impress buyers and make your home seem even more appealing.