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Harlow Property Market Snapshot July 2021

August 3rd 2021
By: Intercounty
Harlow Property Market Snapshot July 2021

There is still a considerable level of activity in the housing market as we make our way towards the summer of 2021, and a lot of people are engaged with sales. However, if you are looking to enter the market, there are still chances.

We speak with many prospective buyers and sellers in and around Harlow, and there is no denying that there is significant demand for property in the local area. If you are contemplating selling your home, you will find a list of eager buyers.

If you are keen to move in 2021, we are here to assist you.

Looking to make a move in, our or around Harlow?

As of July 2021, Rightmove says the following about the housing market in Harlow:

Properties in Harlow had an overall average price of £325,585 over the last year.

The majority of sales in Harlow during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £289,867. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £380,184, with detached properties fetching £471,775.

Overall, sold prices in Harlow over the last year were 3% up on the previous year and 2% up on the 2017 peak of £318,422.”

As a snapshot of the local market, at the start of July 2021, Rightmove had 243 properties listed for sale in Harlow.

The breakdown of properties on offer in the area, at this time, was as follows:

  • 46 detached properties listed for sale in Harlow

  • 20 semi-detached properties listed for sale in Harlow

  • 56 terraced properties on offer in the local area

  • 118 flats listed for sale in Harlow

  • 3 bungalows were listed for sale in Harlow

Flats were most commonly listed property for sale in Harlow

At this point in time, the most commonly listed property type for sale in Harlow was flats, by a considerable margin.

Of course, while Rightmove is the leading property portal in the UK, it is not the only option, and not every property listed for sale is listed on this site. However, if you are looking to see a snapshot of the local market, reviewing this portal is as good a starting point as any.

Gardens and open space are vital for house buyers

It is fair to say having access to open spaces and a garden if possible are priorities for house buyers in the current climate. Open space is crucial, and the property snapshot suggests 165 properties (out of 243) in Harlow have a garden.

Analysis of the market indicates that 189 of the listed properties have a parking space, which means a significant proportion of properties listed for sale in Harlow have this facility.

When it comes to properties that have both a garden and parking space, 136 listings feature both.

This information is all part of the service provided by Intercounty, as we aim to help you make your next move in the housing market.

If you are keen to sell your home, we will make sure you know what your competition is, and we will do everything we can to help you connect with the most likely property buyers.

For property enquiries in Harlow, please feel free to call us on 01279 639666 or why not email us at harlow@intercounty.co.uk. With considerable experience in the local market, and free valuation services, we look forward to helping you move