While no one is entirely sure as to what 2021 will bring, this is the ideal time of year to take stock of what is happening around you.
It would be fair to day the housing market ended 2020 strongly. Some market observers believe that this heightened activity will continue for some time, but there is naturally an air of caution over what will happen as the year progresses.
At Austin Property Services, we want you to make an informed decision at all times. We know the local market well, and we are pleased to say we have helped many buyers and vendors in and around Poole.
We want to help you make an informed decision in the housing market, and we stay in touch with the latest news and guidance. We also stay in touch with what the leading property portals are saying, and if you are looking to make an informed decision, we are here to assist you.
As of the end of December 2020, Rightmove said the following regarding the Poole housing market.
“Properties in Poole had an overall average price of £378,974 over the last year. The majority of sales in Poole during the last year were detached properties, selling for an average price of £536,112. Flats sold for an average of £300,466, with semi-detached properties fetching £297,139.
Overall, sold prices in Poole over the last year were 3% up on the previous year and 8% up on the 2017 peak of £350,764.”
At the end of December 2020, Rightmove had a total of 1282 properties listed for sale in Poole.
Of the 1282 listed properties in Poole, 281 are listed as detached properties, while 119 are classed as semi-detached property.
Flats are the most common property for sale in Poole
There is a slight fall when it comes to terraced properties, with 107 terraced properties listed for sale in and around Poole according to Rightmove near the end of December.
Therefore, it shouldn’t be a surprise that the most popular form of property listed for sale in Poole is flats. There are 651 flats listed for sale in the local area. There were 112 bungalows listed for sale in Poole at this time.
Garden space and parking spots are in high demand
The most popular search term used by property buyers in 2020, according to Zoopla, was gardens. Parking was also another common search term, with garage space rounding out the top three terms.
If you are looking for these features in a property, you will be pleased to know they are available in abundance in and around Poole.
Of the 1282 listed properties in Poole, 973 have been listed has having a garden.
If you are looking for property with a dedicated parking space, there are 1,162 listings with parking for property in Poole.
A total of 907 properties for sale in Poole are listed as offering a garden and parking space.