Housing Market Report

Our Housing Market Report takes a monthly look at the trends affecting the UK housing market. We gather the statistics by surveying estate agents who are members of NAEA Propertymark.

Scroll down to find the latest reports or use the archive links to get a yearly overview of some of our older data.

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20 Jan 2022

Estate agents report busiest December for house hunters

HOUSING MARKET REPORT: The average number of house hunters registered per member branch was the highest December on record at 461, with the average supply of properties continuing to fall to an average of just 19, 42 per cent less than in December 2020.

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20 Jan 2022
Estate agents report busiest December for house hunters

HOUSING MARKET REPORT: The average number of house hunters registered per member branch was the highest December on record at 461, with the average supply of properties continuing to fall to an average of just 19, 42 per cent less than in December 2020.

21 Dec 2021
Buyer demand increases as available homes continues to fall

HOUSING MARKET REPORT: The number of buyers registered per Propertymark member branch has increased by 12 per cent from October and the supply of properties continues to fall to just 20 homes per branch – the lowest ever recorded and 50 per cent less than November 2020.

26 Nov 2021
Property market supply and demand disparity is “unsustainable”

HOUSING MARKET REPORT: The number of available properties per branch has decreased to 21, the lowest figure on record and 46 per cent lower than October 2020.

28 Oct 2021
Homes selling for over asking price falls

September saw the reduction in the number of properties selling over the asking price drop to 27 per cent from 37 per cent in August which could be a signal of the end of the bidding wars.

17 Sep 2021
First-time buyers make up 28 per cent of sales in August

HOUSING REPORT: With increasing demand, 37 per cent of properties sold above the original asking price, a staggering 185 per cent increase year on year, from August 2020.

19 Aug 2021
Property supply shows signs of stabilising housing market

HOUSING REPORT: A third of properties sold for more than the asking price, which is a sharp fall from June, but beats the previous July year-on-year record of eight per cent in 2020.

26 Jul 2021
Third consecutive record-breaking month for house sales reported

HOUSING REPORT: 40 per cent of properties sold more than the original asking price during June, which is a jump from May’s 33 per cent and the highest ever figure recorded.

24 Jun 2021
Another record month for property demand and sales over asking price

HOUSING REPORT: One in three properties sold for more than the asking price, which is the highest ever recorded figure in May and a slight increase on the 32 per cent reported in April.

25 May 2021
Properties sold over asking price at all time high

HOUSING REPORT: One in three properties (32 per cent) sold for more than the original asking price—the highest figure on record which massively raises the bar from 19 per cent set in May 2014.

26 Apr 2021
Property market continues to thrive

HOUSING REPORT: One in six properties sold for more than the original asking price, which is the highest recorded since May 2014.

29 Mar 2021
February saw one in nine properties sell for more than the asking price

HOUSING REPORT: The effect of the property tax holidays sees the housing market continue to flourish with further records and all-time highs.

24 Feb 2021
Possible stamp duty extension

HOUSING REPORT: We welcome speculation in The Times that the Chancellor may extend the Stamp Duty Holiday in England until the end of June in next week’s budget.

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