Homeowners decision time for purchasing their home in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

Time taken by homeowners to decide to buy their current home in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 4, 2015
Homeowners decision time for purchasing their home in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015 This statistic illustrates the time taken for homeowners in the United Kingdom (UK) to decide to purchase their property in 2015. The most typically quoted time for decision about purchase was: after viewing the whole property, reported by 45 percent of the sample. Interestingly, eight percent of homeowners surveyed said that they decided to buy their house before even setting their foot in the property.
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Time taken by homeowners to decide to buy their current home in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

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Share of homeowners
Knew before entering the property8%
After 30 seconds of entering the property18%
After viewing the whole property45%
After sleeping on it 12%
After a second viewing17%
Share of homeowners
Knew before entering the property8%
After 30 seconds of entering the property18%
After viewing the whole property45%
After sleeping on it 12%
After a second viewing17%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 4, 2015
This statistic illustrates the time taken for homeowners in the United Kingdom (UK) to decide to purchase their property in 2015. The most typically quoted time for decision about purchase was: after viewing the whole property, reported by 45 percent of the sample. Interestingly, eight percent of homeowners surveyed said that they decided to buy their house before even setting their foot in the property.
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