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Sawbridgeworth Property Market Snapshot July 2021

July 19th 2021
By: Intercounty
Sawbridgeworth Property Market Snapshot July 2021

With summer of 2021 upon us, there is still considerable activity in the housing market. We are pleased to say we work closely with many buyers and vendor, and we know there is considerable activity in the market. However, we also know many people are looking for assistance when making their next move.

This is why Intercounty is here to assist you. We are housing market specialists in and around Sawbridgeworth. If you want to be fully informed as to what is happening in the local market, get in touch, and we will do our best for you.

Stay in touch with the local market

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

Properties in Sawbridgeworth had an overall average price of £437,574 over the last year.

The majority of sales in Sawbridgeworth during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £433,326. Flats sold for an average of £254,225, with detached properties fetching £693,111.

Overall, sold prices in Sawbridgeworth over the last year were 6% up on the previous year and 8% up on the 2017 peak of £403,821.

As a snapshot of the local market, at the start of July 2021, Rightmove had 52 properties listed for sale in Sawbridgeworth.

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

  • 16 detached properties listed for sale in Sawbridgeworth

  • 7 semi-detached properties listed for sale in Sawbridgeworth

  • 5 terraced properties on offer in the local area

  • 21 flats listed for sale in Sawbridgeworth

At this point in time, the most commonly listed property type for sale in Sawbridgeworth was flats, albeit it is a limited market.

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 35 properties (out of 52) in Sawbridgeworth have a garden.

Analysis of the market indicates that 46 of the listed properties have a parking space, which means a significant proportion of properties listed for sale in Sawbridgeworth have this facility.

When it comes to properties that have both a garden and parking space, 30 listings feature both.

If you are looking to sell your Sawbridgeworth home, it is helpful to know what buyers are looking for, and what is on offer in the local market.

For property enquiries in Sawbridgeworth, please feel free to call us on 01279 600333 or why not email us at sawbridgeworth@intercounty.co.uk. With considerable experience in the local market, and free valuation services, we look forward to helping you move.