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Search Sold House Prices

Explore the latest sold property prices in your local area.

Is it a good time to sell my house?

Right now, it’s an excellent time to sell a house in the UK. House prices are gradually increasing, but at a lower rate than we've seen historically in many areas.

At the moment it’s taking around 11 weeks for homesellers to reach the ‘sold subject to contract’ stage. This is a bit quicker than normal for this time of year.

AVERAGE HOUSE PRICE

£411,796
2%

AVG SALE TIME

11 weeks
1 weeks faster

Are houses selling?

This month has seen fewer properties being sold subject to contract than usual for this time of year. This metric is a great high-level indicator of how healthy the property market is. The more sales agreed, the more active and fast-paced the market.

The best places to sell or buy a property in the UK

Homesellers in Leigh and Falkirk and Stirling are in a particularly strong position at the moment. Homes in Leigh are selling for 16% more than last year. This makes it the best place to sell a home in the UK, right now.

Conditions in Falkirk and Stirling are also pretty great. Homes in Falkirk and Stirling are selling quicker than anywhere else in the UK. It takes an average of just 5 weeks for homes properties here to reach the ‘sold subject to contract’ stage.
Area nameNo. of properties soldTime to sellAverage house price
Leigh1533 weeks£216,971
Falkirk and Stirling2805 weeks£230,512
Kilmarnock1026 weeks£188,541
Falkirk3656 weeks£230,237
Stirling1316 weeks£269,041

The worst places to sell or buy a property in the UK

Homes in Ramsgate are taking 22 weeks to sell, making this area the worst place to sell a home if you’re looking to move quickly.
Area nameNo. of properties soldTime to sellAverage house price
Ramsgate14022 weeks£359,150
Pembrokeshire27822 weeks£362,021
Fleet15020 weeks£465,424
Morecambe11519 weeks£219,867
Isle of Wight42218 weeks£347,650

Highest priced homes: the most expensive places to buy property in the UK

Homes in the UK cost an average of £411.8k, but in some areas property prices can be double this.

Predictably, London consistently takes the top spot as the most expensive place to buy a house in the UK. Purchasing a home in the London Borough of Mayfair will set you back an average of £3.29M.

Outside of London, Virginia Water comes a close second in the list of most expensive areas to purchase a home. House prices here average £2.55M.
Area nameAverage house price
Virginia Water£2,549,316
Weybridge£1,507,165
Beaconsfield£1,380,394
Radlett£1,342,068
Cobham£1,309,271
Chalfont St Giles£1,254,830
Ascot£1,178,801
Windlesham£1,157,943
Hartfield£1,082,111
Gerrards Cross£1,030,080

Where has property increased the most in value?

Homeowners in Badminton have seen the largest return on their investment in the last year. Properties here are selling for an average of £889.22k. That’s a 74% growth in property value in 12 months.

Homeowners in Cornhill-on-tweed have also seen significant returns on investment. Homes here are selling for 73% more than this time last year.

How long does it take to sell a house?

The amount of time between a house going onto the market, and being ‘sold subject to contract’ averages 22 weeks in the UK. If your sale is taking significantly longer than the average for your area or property type, it’s time to consider making some changes. Selling quickly starts with the right estate agent. Explore your options here.

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