It is fair to say 2020 was a year like no other, and many of us would have been delighted to have seen the back of it.
However, the start of a New Year is a good time to take stock, reflect on what has happened, and make changes for the year which lies ahead. If you are looking to make the most of 2021 in the housing market, we are here to assist you.
At Williams of Petersfield, we are pleased to say we have helped many local buyers and vendors in and around Petersfield. If you are looking for help, or you are keen to make a move, get in touch.
We know the Petersfield market well, and we follow information and news from the leading property portals.
As of the end of December 2020, Rightmove said the following regarding the Petersfield housing market.
“Properties in Petersfield had an overall average price of £407,495 over the last year.
The majority of sales in Petersfield during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £347,133. Detached properties sold for an average of £634,330, with flats fetching £220,618.
Overall, sold prices in Petersfield over the last year were 9% down on the previous year and 3% down on the 2017 peak of £420,155.”
At the end of December 2020, Rightmove had a total of 95 properties listed for sale in Petersfield.
Of the 95 listed properties in Petersfield, 16 are listed as detached properties, while 8 are classed as semi-detached property.
Flats are the most common property for sale in Petersfield
There is a moderate increase when it comes to terraced properties, with 19 terraced properties listed for sale in and around Petersfield 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 Petersfield is flats. There are 43 flats listed for sale in the local area. There were six bungalows listed for sale in Petersfield at this point.
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 Petersfield.
Of the 95 listed properties in Petersfield, 63 have been listed has having a garden.
If you are looking for property with a dedicated parking space, there are 77 listings with parking for property in Petersfield.
A total of 55 properties for sale in Petersfield are listed as offering a garden and parking space.
At Williams of Petersfield, we aim to support the Petersfield community as much as we can, and we know this is an extremely trying time. A lot of people are looking for support and guidance, and if you have any property or housing related questions, we are more than happy to assist you, so contact us today.