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The housing market has been given the go ahead to stay open and we will continue to operate in the safest way possible, meaning we will still be able to help you move over this period. Following government guidance, our office doors will be locked and should only be visited by appointment only so that we can create the safest environment for you to speak to a member of our team. And of course, we are just a phone call away so don’t hesitate to get in touch to find out more.

In 2020 house prices in Rickmansworth remained high. The stamp duty holiday definitely gave the market a boost as we saw increased enquiries, registrations and viewing levels. In the second half of 2020 our new applicant registrations increased by 80% compared to the second half of 2019, showing just how many people were interested in moving in this period and taking advantage of the stamp duty holiday. We found that the majority of our buyers were coming from local areas.

Rightmove have reported that properties in Rickmansworth had an overall average price of £658,912 in 2020 and the majority of sales during the last year were detached properties, selling for an average price of £1,063,840. Flats sold for an average of £386,963, with semi-detached properties fetching £537,132. Overall, sold prices in Rickmansworth over the last year were 11% up since 2019!

Rickmansworth is always a popular place to buy due to the excellent transport links, including easy access to the M25 and fast train links via the Met Line or the Chiltern Railway line into London. The area also benefits from outstanding primary & secondary school options making it a popular choice for families. As we wait to see if the stamp duty holiday is extended, we have had a strong level of deals agreed in January, showing there is still demand.

If you are considering a move and would like to find out more about how we can help you move safely during COVID-19, please give us a call on 01923 776400 or email sgasales@sewellgardner.com.

Gavin Dalton
Sales Manager

 

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