Housing concerns in the United Kingdom (UK) 2019

The statistic illustrates the level of concern that people attribute to various matters related to housing in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, broken down by the problem area. It can be seen that in 2019, the ability for first-time buyers to get on the property ladder was the most worrying issue, with a total of 89 percent of respondents considering this to be either a very or somewhat serious problem.

Housing concern levels according to the United Kingdom (UK) adults in 2019, by main issue

Share of respondents
Ability for first-time buyers to get on the property ladder87%
Saving for a deposit to buy85%
House prices82%
Availability of housing76%
Being able to pay off the mortgage64%
Ability to get a mortgage / remortgage64%
Quality of housing63%
Leasehold / freehold system60%
Being able to move up the property ladder59%
Estate agent fees58%
Property / Solicitor fees56%
Stamp duty rates55%
Homebuying / Homeselling process52%
Gazumping49%
Availability of housing for over 60s46%
Negative equity45%
Gazundering45%
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Sources

Release date

August 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

14th and 15th March 2019

Number of respondents

2,195 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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