Baldock Property Market – Moving Into 2021

3rd December 2020 posted in SELLERS

Not many of us will be keen to look back on 2020 with fondness, but it has been an extremely challenging yet interesting year in the housing market. If you are planning on moving in 2021, it is important you understand how the market is performing. By knowing what has gone before, you have a better chance of predicting what will come next.

At Country Properties, we work closely with local buyers and vendors. We are pleased to say we are a local company, and this gives us a great feel for the needs and wants of the local community. We also stay in touch with figures from leading property portals, and trusted industry sources.

We believe this helps us to help you. If you are looking to make an informed decision in the housing market, we are here to assist you, so please get in touch.

Sold prices in Baldock were down on last year’s figures

As of December 2020, Rightmove says the following about house prices in Baldock.

Properties in Baldock had an overall average price of £303,746 over the last year. The majority of sales in Baldock during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £320,083. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £338,611, with flats fetching £171,211.

Overall, sold prices in Baldock over the last year were 9% down on the previous year and 4% down on the 2017 peak of £314,802.

A snapshot of the Baldock property market

At the start of December 2020, Rightmove had a total of 72 properties listed for sale in Baldock.

The highest priced property for Baldock was a four-bedroom detached house for sale, which was looking for offers in the region of £600,000. This property was located in the SG7 postcode area. There were two plots of land on offer at a higher price, and the next highest listing was welcoming offers over £550,000 for a four-bedroom terraced property in the SG7 postcode area.

At the more affordable end of the property market in Baldock, the December listing shows a number of one-bedroom retirement apartments listed at £100,000. These properties were in Elmwood Court, and Country Properties brought them to the marketplace.

There was also a one-bedroom apartment listed on the High Street at £170,000. Again, this is a property associated with Country Properties.

We are pleased to say we can help buyers and vendors at all points of the Baldock housing market. No matter your budget, we believe we are the local agents who can help you move forward.

Property types in Baldock

Of the 72 listed properties in Baldock, only three are listed as detached properties, and 13 are semi-detached properties.

Flats are the most common property for sale in Baldock

There is a slight increase when it comes to terraced properties, with 15 terraced properties listed for sale in and around Baldock according to Rightmove at the start of December.

Therefore, it shouldn’t be a surprise that the most popular form of property listed for sale in Baldock is flats. There are 31 flats listed for sale, being by far the most common form of property listed for sale in Baldock.

Garden space and parking spots are in high demand

Of the 72 listed properties in Baldock, 49 have been listed has having a garden. If you are looking for property with a dedicated parking space, there are 58 listings with parking for property in Baldock.

A total of 43 properties for sale in Baldock are listed as offering a garden and parking space.

In line with Government guidelines, our Baldock Branch is open and our experienced team is working hard to support you.  To clients old and new, if you have any queries or need advice on property sales and lettings then please call 01462 895061 or 01462 742077, or you could email baldock@country-properties.co.uk  or ashwell@country-properties.co.uk.