Royston Housing Market – Entering 2021

3rd December 2020 posted in SELLERS

If you plan on moving home in 2021, this is the ideal time to familiarise yourself with the local property market. No matter your circumstances or what move you wish to make, it is always best to make an informed decision.

At Country Properties, we are pleased to say we have worked closely with many buyers and vendors recently. The end of 2020 has been extremely busy, and we are pleased to say we have helped many people move home.

We also stay in touch with the latest property market studies, and news from the leading property portals.

Royston house prices are on the up

At the start of December 2020, Rightmove said this about the Royston housing market;

Properties in Royston had an overall average price of £375,875 over the last year. The majority of sales in Royston during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £293,351. Detached properties sold for an average of £620,073, with flats fetching £173,413.

Overall, sold prices in Royston over the last year were 6% up on the previous year and 14% up on the 2016 peak of £330,859.”

The final sentence of the Rightmove overview is illuminating. 2020 has been a terrible year for many reasons, but it appears house prices in Royston are thriving. An increase of 6% on the 2019 figures and a notable increase on the 2016 peak is certainly cause for optimism right now, and as we move into the new year.

What is happening in the Royston market right now?

At the start of December 2020, Rightmove had a total of 164 properties listed for sale in Royston.

The most expensive property listing for Royston has a guide price of £1,250,000. This is for a four-bedroom detached house, located in the SG8 postcode area.

The most affordable property listed for sale in Royston is a £130,000 two bedroom-apartment in the Woolsgrove Court. There are also two other properties listed at this price, a one-bedroom apartment and two-bedroom apartment, both in the SG8 postcode area.

Of the 164 listed properties in Royston, 41 are listed as detached properties. There are slightly fewer semi-detached properties for sale in the area, with only 29 listed for sale.

Flats are most commonly listed property in Royston market

There are also 29 terraced properties listed for sale in and around Royston according to Rightmove at the start of December.

There are 60 flats listed for sale, making this the most popular form of property on offer in Royston. There are also seven bungalows listed for sale in the area.

Garden space and parking spots are always important for buyers

Of the 164 listed properties in Royston, 112 have been listed has having a garden. If you are looking for property with a dedicated parking space, there are 145 listings with parking for property in Royston.

A total of 109 properties for sale in Royston are listed as offering a garden and parking space.

In line with Government guidelines, our Royston branch is open and is staffed with sales and lettings personnel.  If you have any queries or need advice on property sales and lettings then please call 01763 245121 or email royston@country-properties.co.uk.