2011: The Housing Market In Numbers via The DPG

Dec 20, 2011

A great set of numbers as compiled by the Digital Property Group today. (The DPG own Prime Location, FindaProperty and Globrix and are soon to merge with Zoopla to form a site to rival the might of Rightmove).

The DPG research highlights that during this year overall visits to property websites rose by 12% compared to 2010 (ComScore).

31% of people that are searching for property need more space. 15% are investment hungry and 14% want to move closer to work.

Transactions will be down 4% on last year.

Rental asking prices are up 1.4% this year. And rental yields rose to 5.5%, 1% higher than a year ago.

The time needed to let a rental property fell by 13%.