Top areas for successful property sales

Property sales are proving more successful than ever recorded in the past 10 years, according to a report by Rightmove. By tracking a huge 13 million property sales journeys, their research discovered that overall, almost 70% of sellers found a buyer between June 2020 and June 2021, which is the highest recorded in a decade. Hot spots include Falkirk and East Dunbartonshire in Scotland achieving over 90% of successful sales, closely followed by Sheffield in South Yorkshire, also Craven in North Yorkshire and Chorley in Lancashire achieving over 80% of sales. King’s Lynn in Norfolk and Bexley in Greater London sit at the bottom of the league table at 74%. Buyers are feeling less restricted by location due to work commitments and are looking further afield for space and the work/life balance. Read more here.