Change in time taken to sell a home in the uk 2016-2018, by region

From 2016 to 2018, the average time for a home to be listed for sale and to the sale being agreed has significantly increased in England's capital city, London. In fact, The South East, East of England and London all saw the average times of property transactions increase during this period by over 30 percent. Scotland saw the largest reduction in transaction times with a decrease of 15.6 percent overall.

Change in time taken from listing a home to a sale being agreed in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2016 to 2018*, by region

Change in time taken
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Release date

December 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2016 and 2018*

Supplementary notes

* Change in time taken from listing a home to sale being agreed in 2016 vs the first three quarters of 2018.

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