The start of a year is a great time to take stock, and think about what you want to achieve.
2020 was a challenging year in many ways, but the housing market ended strongly. There is a good chance there will be heightened demand and activity for some time in the property market, although it is easy to see why there are questions as to the long-term nature of the market this 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 Weymouth.
We also stay in touch with the latest findings from leading property portals. When it comes to making an informed decision in the Weymouth housing market in 2021, we are here to provide you with everything you need.
As of the end of December 2020, Rightmove stated the following about the Weymouth property market;
“Properties in Weymouth had an overall average price of £258,568 over the last year. The majority of sales in Weymouth during the last year were detached properties, selling for an average price of £367,630. Terraced properties sold for an average of £213,650, with flats fetching £161,602.
Overall, sold prices in Weymouth over the last year were 2% up on the previous year and 4% up on the 2017 peak of £248,920.”
At the end of December 2020, Rightmove had a total of 264 properties listed for sale in Weymouth.
Of the 264 listed properties in Weymouth, 53 are listed as detached properties, while 18 are classed as semi-detached property.
Flats are the most common property for sale in Weymouth
There is a decrease when it comes to terraced properties, with just 34 terraced properties listed for sale in and around Weymouth 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 Weymouth is flats. There are 124 flats listed for sale in the local area. There were 10 bungalows listed for sale in Weymouth at this time.
Garden space and parking spots are in high demand
The recent Zoopla buyer search terms list, which placed gardens as the most popular search of the year, is a reminder of what people are looking for in a new home. With parking and garages also featuring in the top three, these are clearly crucial components buyers are looking for when they snap up a new home.
Of the 264 listed properties in Weymouth, 160 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 202 listings with parking for property in Weymouth.
A total of 131 properties for sale in Weymouth are listed as offering a garden and parking space.