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Market Insight Winter 2021

What lies ahead for the property market after the extraordinary events of 2020? After the pandemic freeze, the market re-opened to a clamour of demand for relocation that defied all expectations.

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Market momentum spills into the new year

So far this month sellers have achieved the highest proportion of the asking price in any January since our records began.

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Record number of buy-to-let companies set up in 2020

December 2020 Lettings Index - Last year there were a total of 41,700 buy-to-let incorporations, an increase of 23% on 2019.

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Rental Recovery

December 2020 Lettings Index - December marked the first time since the onset of the pandemic that prospective tenant numbers surpassed 2019 levels.

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London leavers buy 73,950 homes outside the capital

The highest level in four years as households move further than ever before

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Investors race to complete before 31st March 2021

With the end of the stamp duty holiday looming, landlords made up 15% of buyers in Great Britain in November - the highest figure since December 2016.

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Flats offer landlords rising returns

Since the market re-opened in May, investors purchasing flats have been achieving record yields.

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Flipping is on the up

The proportion of homes flipped (properties bought and sold within a 12 month period) across England and Wales is now at the highest level since 2008.

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