How to sell your home for the best price in a cooling market

A guide to making your home stand out from the crowd to attract more bidders

Owen Reilly says 'you need an agent who has local expertise and knowledge'

Gabrielle Monaghan

May is traditionally one of the best months of the year to put your house on the market. Ostensibly, sunnier weather and longer evenings showcase your blooming garden and fill your home with light, and house-hunters aren’t busy with summer or Christmas holidays.