While most people enter 2021 with a sense of caution, it is important to take stock. If you are looking to move home this year, or you want to seriously consider your property options, now is a fantastic time to evaluate what you should do next.
The housing market ended 2020 in a strong manner. Many industry observers believe this will continue for the first few months, but it is natural that there are stronger concerns over how the market will fare for the rest of the year.
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 Bridport.
We are pleased to say we stay in touch with the latest market news, and what the leading property portals are saying. If you are looking to make an informed decision as to what is likely to happen in the Bridport housing market, we are here for you.
As of the end of December 2020, Rightmove said the following regarding the Bridport housing market.
“Properties in Bridport had an overall average price of £275,894 over the last year. The majority of sales in Bridport during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £237,466. Detached properties sold for an average of £386,974, with semi-detached properties fetching £276,368.
Overall, sold prices in Bridport over the last year were 3% down on the previous year and 2% up on the 2017 peak of £271,343.”
At the end of December 2020, Rightmove had a total of 110 properties listed for sale in Bridport.
Of the 110 listed properties in Bridport, 18 are listed as detached properties, while 8 are classed as semi-detached property.
Flats are the most common property for sale in Bridport
There is an increase when it comes to terraced properties, with 22 terraced properties listed for sale in and around Bridport 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 Bridport is flats. There are 40 flats listed for sale in the local area. There were 19 bungalows listed for sale in Bridport 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 Bridport.
Of the 110 listed properties in Bridport, 87 have been listed has having a garden. When you consider the abundance of flats for sale in the local area, this is a strong return. Also, there are many green and spacious areas within easy reach of most properties in this region.
If you are looking for property with a dedicated parking space, there are 90 listings with parking for property in Bridport.
A total of 72 properties for sale in Bridport are listed as offering a garden and parking space.