Housing 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 Jul 2022

Back to normal? Summer market shows signs of cooling

HOUSING REPORT: Last month, we saw the first confirmed indications that high demand is easing across the UK, with some home sellers now finding they may have pitched their prices too high for the current market.

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20 Jul 2022
Back to normal? Summer market shows signs of cooling

HOUSING REPORT: Last month, we saw the first confirmed indications that high demand is easing across the UK, with some home sellers now finding they may have pitched their prices too high for the current market.

24 Jun 2022
No sign from agents that the good times have yet ended

HOUSING REPORT: Despite recent murmurings of an impending slowdown in the property market, figures our agents reported for May appear to show the buoyant market continues. Perhaps as a result, lengthy waiting times from offer to exchange remain.

30 May 2022
High demand continued in April

HOUSING REPORT: Despite the cost-of-living crisis, inflation, and rising interest rates, the public remain convinced that now is a good time to buy. Properties currently being brought onto the market are 115 per cent more likely to sell than they were in the month of April from 2012–2021.

25 Apr 2022
Latest estate agency figures welcome spring market

HOUSING REPORT: Although agents’ stock is still historically low, more new properties are coming to the market bringing with them new buyers and a lift in sales being agreed.

17 Mar 2022
Housing supply bounces back

HOUSING REPORT: The average number of properties listed per member agent branch has risen — from 19 in January to 23 in February, the highest it’s been for five months.

16 Feb 2022
80 per cent increase in housing stock

HOUSING MARKET REPORT: Propertymark members have recorded a sharp rise in homes coming onto the market with the average number of new instructions per member branch rising from five in December to nine for January.

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.

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