May is the Best Month to Sell a Home Nationwide. Here’s the Best Month to Sell in Your Local Market

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May is the best month to sell a home, according to a new ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of 14.7 million home sales from 2011 to 2017, which shows that homeowners selling in May realized the biggest premiums above estimated market value — 5.9 percent on average — of any month.

The best day of the year to sell a home is June 28, with an average seller premium of 9.1 percent, according to the analysis.

The best month to sell varied from market to market, with warmer weather markets such as Miami (January) and Phoenix (November) bucking the national trend, according to the analysis. Use the interactive map below to find out the best month for selling a home in your local market.

Below is an info graphic showing the top five best days for selling a home nationwide. Four out of the five days are in May or June.

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