Our latest article discusses the most in-demand places to live in the UK right now.
Total buyer demand is up 35% within the last week compared to the same period last year, and it currently takes an average of just over five weeks for a property to go under offer. How much has your current property risen in value? You can find out with a 60-second valuation.
According to leading Rightmove property expert, Tim Bannister 'some towns outside of London are seeing more than twice as many buyer enquiries for every property than this time a year ago. This is leading to greater competition between buyers in many areas across Great Britain.'
Needless to say the Britisih housing market is sizzling. And the weather's not doing too badly either. Here's a list of the UK towns where house prices have risen the most...
Which areas of the UK are considered ‘up and coming’?
After years of the capital being at the forefront of the property boom, a longing for more affordable areas which still offer access and choice is now prominent throughout the UK. Being closer to nature - beaches and countryside for example - also seem to be high on people’s list of preferences.
According to recent research the top 10 most up and coming property locations in the UK are;
- Bexhill on Sea, Sussex
- High Peak, Derbyshire
- Chelmsford, Essex
- Burton-on-Trent, Staffordhsire
- Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
- St. Albans, Hertfordshire
- Nuneaton, Warwickshire
- Shrewsbury, Shropshire
- Leigh on Sea, Essex
- Bradford, West Yorkshire
Should I sell my property now?
The current moving frenzy means that there’s currently a lack of stock for sale. Having many buyers in the marketplace, and not many properties to choose from is pushing asking prices higher. Many homeowners have seen significant rises in the value of their property since their purchase. It may be time to see how much your property is now worth. If it's priced higher than you thought, it could be time to sell?