Where is the property market winning 100 days into lockdown?

The latest research from leading estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, shows that the number of listings added per week continued to exceed pre-pandemic levels, as does the average views each listing receives while property related searches and home seller leads have also continued to climb.

With the 100 day mark since we entered lockdown approaching (1st July, GetAgent.co.uk has also analysed which pockets of the UK property market have weathered the storm the most based on the available level of property stock listed and the level of new homes entering the market since the industry reopened for business.

Overall

Throughout the whole of lockdown, Liverpool has been the UK’s most Teflon covered property pocket. The city saw a total of 5,101 properties listed during 100 days in lockdown, the highest of all areas of the UK.

Birmingham (4,081), Leeds (3,830), Cornwall (3,673) and Leicester (3,180) have also seen some of the highest levels of property stock despite being in lockdown for 100 days.

Biggest returns to form

Since the property industry reopened in May, stock levels have increased by an average of 217% across the UK.

Halton has been home to the most substantial increase of all, up 833% since the property market reopened. Tandridge (684%), Waveney (673%), Adur (642%), Wellingborough (626%), Woking (620%), Broxbourne (613%), North West Leicestershire (611%), Eastbourne (555%) and Bromley (516%) also make the top 10 for the largest market rebounds.

In London, Bexley (404%), Sutton (387%), Richmond (377%) and Merton (354%) join Bromley as the boroughs to have seen the most significant market revival.

Table shows the top 10 areas for total number of listings throughout lockdown (March 23rd to June 30th)
Location
Total Listings
Liverpool
5101
Birmingham
4081
Leeds
3830
Cornwall
3673
Leicester
3180
Exeter
2914
Durham
2654
Manchester
2483
Bristol
2473
Salford
2401
Table shows the top 10 areas for the biggest increase in listings post property industry lockdown (May 13th to June 30th)
Location
Increase (%)
Halton
833%
Tandridge
684%
Waveney
673%
Adur
642%
Wellingborough
626%
Woking
620%
Broxbourne
613%
North West Leicestershire
611%
Eastbourne
555%
Table shows the increase in listings post property industry lockdown across each London borough (May 13th to June 30th)
Location
Increase (%)
Bromley
516%
Bexley
404%
Sutton
387%
Richmond upon Thames
377%
Merton
354%
Hillingdon
342%
Redbridge
339%
Harrow
317%
Enfield
285%
Havering
254%
Wandsworth
252%
Haringey
242%
Kingston upon Thames
236%
Islington
231%
Ealing
213%
Brent
205%
Lambeth
201%
Barking and Dagenham
191%
Barnet
189%
Camden
186%
Lewisham
172%
Croydon
166%
Hammersmith and Fulham
161%
Kensington and Chelsea
158%
Hounslow
152%
Hackney
140%
Southwark
97%
Newham
92%
Waltham Forest
76%
Westminster
74%
Tower Hamlets
58%
Greenwich
50%
City of London
40%

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