Hitchin Property Market – Moving Into 2021

3rd December 2020 posted in SELLERS

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

Properties in Hitchin had an overall average price of £429,606 over the last year. The majority of sales in Hitchin during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £478,545. Flats sold for an average of £250,754, with terraced properties fetching £385,253. Overall, sold prices in Hitchin over the last year were 2% up on the previous year and 4% up on the 2017 peak of £414,178.

At the start of December 2020, Rightmove had a total of 226 properties listed for sale in Hitchin.

The highest priced property for Hitchin had a guide price of £1,750,000; and was six-bedroom detached property in the SG4 postcode area. The next highest priced property in Hitchin was listed at £1,275,000.

This property is a five-bedroom semi-detached house, and we are pleased to say this is a property we presented to the market, with online viewing available at the time of this article going live.

At the more affordable end of the property market in Hitchin, the December listing shows a one-bedroom apartment for sale in the SG5 postcode area. The property is listed at £115,000; and again, Country Properties are assisted the vendor in the market.

The price range of suitable properties in Hitchin indicates there is something for everyone. No matter your budget, age or plans, Hitchin is an area you can call home, and we look forward to assisting you in the local housing market.

Of the 226 listed properties in Hitchin, only 20 are listed as detached properties. There are not many more semi-detached properties for sale in the area, with only 24 listed for sale.

Flats are the most common property for sale in Hitchin

There is an increase when it comes to terraced properties, with 46 terraced properties listed for sale in and around Hitchin 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 Hitchin is flats. There are 126 flats listed for sale, being by far the most common form of property listed for sale in Hitchin.

If you are in the market for this style of property, we can help you find your ideal next home. Also, if you are looking to sell your Hitchin home, we know the competition in the marketplace. We are ideally suited to position your home so it stands out from the crowd for all the right reasons.

For competition sake, at the time of reviewing the market, there were six bungalows listed for sale in Hitchin.

Garden space and parking spots are in high demand

The recent Zoopla buyer search terms list, which placed gardens as the most popular search of the year, is a reminder of what people are looking for in a new home. With parking and garages also featuring in the top three, these are clearly crucial components buyers are looking for when they snap up a new home.

Of the 226 listed properties in Hitchin, 148 have been listed has having a garden. When you consider the abundance of flats for sale in the local area, this is a strong return. Also, there are many green and spacious areas within easy reach of most properties in this region.

If you are looking for property with a dedicated parking space, there are 182 listings with parking for property in Hitchin.

A total of 122 properties for sale in Hitchin are listed as offering a garden and parking space.

Currently, in line with Government guidelines, our Hitchin branch is open and our sales and lettings personnel are on hand to assist you.  To clients old and new, if you have any queries or need advice on property sales and lettings then please call 01462 452951 or email hitchin@country-properties.co.uk.