G7 doubles house searches in Carbis Bay

The G7 summit took place on 11th-13th June to tackle amongst other things, global challenges and to support a sustainable recovery from the pandemic. Pledging to build back better from coronavirus and create a greener, more prosperous future, prime minister Boris Johnson said “…as G7, we are united in our vision for a cleaner, greener world, a solution to the problems of climate change…” The G7 leaders gathered together in the very picturesque Carbis Bay in Cornwall, attracting a great deal of media attention across the world and we hope that the discussions lead to some real positive action. This media attention also piqued the interest of house hunters as Rightmove reported a massive 103% increase in searches in the Carbis Bay area for 9th June compared to the day before. The average asking price in the Carbis Bay area is £384,000, some £50,000 higher than the average for Cornwall. There has been a trend for house hunters to start searching for more greener areas, more spacious homes and a better work-life balance, thanks to the pandemic and as such, Cornwall became the most searched for place on Rightmove in February this year.

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