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Christmas can be a good time to put your house on the market

Everyone is too busy working out their Christmas plans to think about buying a property at this time of year – right? Well not necessarily. Christmas can be a good time of year to sell your property according to these experts.

Buyers agent Zaki Ameer of Dream Design Property said buying mid-festive season might seem unusual but doing so meant you could avoid the most congested and competitive times of the property market. He said auction clearance rates dropped dramatically so buyers could take advantage of that lack of demand to negotiate a good deal.

“Astute buyers go against the grain and bag a bargain when no one is looking and distracted by the festive season,’’ he said. He said sellers were often more motivated to get the deal finalised and see the money in their bank accounts.

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