Rightmove record broken

Wednesday 29th January was the busiest day Rightmove had ever seen and January 2020 has now taken the winning spot for the most amount of visits in one month, surpassing 152 million. These figures suggest that home-hunters are feeling more confident now there is a more certain political outlook. Here’s a few interesting stats provided by Rightmove:

  • The top five busiest days were between 21st and 29th January, with Wednesday 29th taking the lead
  • On the 29th, there were 5.7 million visits, an increase of 9% on the previous record on 24th April 2019
  • The time spent on the site was up by 4%, totalling 1.17 billion minutes!
  • Sales agreed by agents was up 12% compared to the same month in 2019
     (this was the biggest year-on-year jump in any month since July 2017 with London seeing the biggest boost at 26%)

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