Highlights from the May 2020 property report:-
- House prices annual change percentage – December 2019 data
Wales has a 3.4% gain when compared to last year, whereas the East of England shows a 1.5% loss
- House prices annual change percentage – two year comparison (December 2019/18/17 data)
Leicestershire shows the most combined growth – 8.5% (2018), 2.9% (2019) & 4.7% (2020). Rutland follows closely behind with 10.2% (2018), 2.1% (2019) and 2% (2020).
- Sales trend Q1 2020 sales comparison by County
Counties were on average 52.5% down on last quarter and 47.1% down on Q1 2019. This huge downturn in sales was most likely down to the Coronavirus pandemic and its global effect on the nation.
- Mortgage lenders – market share 2018
58% of all mortgage lending in the UK goes through the top five providers