This has been a challenging year, but the housing market is ending it on a strong note. If you are looking to enter the market soon, it makes sense to familiarise yourself with what the market has to offer.
At Thomas Morris, we are pleased to say we know the local market well. We work closely with local buyers and vendors. This insight helps us to develop a great feel for what people need. We also stay in touch with what the leading property portals and industry names say.
What is happening in St Ives market right now?
At the start of December 2020, Rightmove says this about the St Ives housing market; “Properties in St. Ives had an overall average price of £291,424 over the last year. The majority of sales in St. Ives during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £264,473. Terraced properties sold for an average of £229,049, with detached properties fetching £403,603. Overall, sold prices in St. Ives over the last year were 1% down on the previous year and 7% up on the 2017 peak of £272,049.”
Also, as of the beginning of December 2020, Rightmove had a total of 134 properties listed for sale in St Ives.
Of the 134 listed properties in St Ives, 31 are listed as detached properties. There are slightly fewer semi-detached properties for sale in the area, with only 28 listed for sale.
Flats are most common in St Ives housing market
There are also 30 terraced properties listed for sale in and around St Ives according to Rightmove at the start of December.
There are 35 flats listed for sale, narrowly making it the most commonly found property type for sale in St Ives at the end of the year. With a good range of property types on offer, we believe St Ives is suitable for all manner of buyers.
Garden space and parking spots are in high demand
Of the 134 listed properties in St Ives, 99 have been listed has having a garden. While garden space has always been a popular feature for buyers, there is no denying the trials and tribulations of 2020 has left many people cherishing outdoor space even more.
If you are looking for property with a dedicated parking space, there are 126 listings with parking for property in St Ives. Again, parking space is always important for homeowners and buyers, so you’ll be pleased to see the majority of St Ives listings feature a car parking spot.
A total of 93 properties for sale in St Ives are listed as offering a garden and parking space.
“At Thomas Morris, we know this has been a challenging year, but there is an opportunity to find your ideal home in the local area”, said Thomas Morris St Ives Branch Manager Katy Poore. “The housing market is ending 2020 strongly, and if you are looking to make a move in 2021, we know the local St Ives market very well, so please get in touch.”
If you are looking for help with any matter of the property market, it is best to speak to property professionals. You can book a sales or rental valuation appointment directly on line at a time and date of your choice by clicking here or alternatively or you can phone our St Ives branch on 01480 468066.