How Much Are House Removal Costs In Basingstoke?
According to our own removals data, the average cost of moving to, from and within Basingstoke is £1,026. It is worth noting that this is an average and the cost of moving will depend on a number of factors including the size and location of the property, the distance between your old property and new home and the day of the week.
Our data revealed that the highest home moving cost in this area is £1,227, with the lowest being around £400 less at £826. For reference, the average cost of moving home for a 3 bedroom property in Basingstoke is £1,026. This is slightly cheaper than the average for the UK, which we found was £1,181. Don’t forget you can save up to 70% on the cost of removals by comparing removal companies with us.
What is the Best Time of Year To Move in Basingstoke?
According to our data, March is the most popular time of year to move among our users in Basingstoke, with 10% of customers opting to move during the start of Spring. This could be due to the fact that the spring is the start of warmer days and better weather following the winter.
The second most popular month for Basingstoke movers is August. Again, this could be due to better weather and longer days, but also because August falls during the school holidays, making it easier for families to move during this time.
The least popular month to move in Basingstoke is November, no doubt due to the fact the winter months mean shorter days, potential for bad weather and the lead up to the notoriously expensive Christmas period.
What is the Best Day Of The Week To Move In Basingstoke?
The most popular day to move house in Basingstoke is Friday, with 29% of our users opting for this day to move. This is probably due to the fact that moving on a Friday has minimal impact on the working week and allows movers to settle into their new home over the weekend. Saturday is the second most popular day to move house, again with the weekend allowing ample time to move and settle into a new home.
By comparison, Sunday is the least popular day to move house in Basingstoke among our users. On Sundays, many estate agents and conveyancing offices will be closed, meaning potential delays in the moving process if there are any issues or concerns. Furthermore, moving on a Sunday will likely mean disruption to the working week.
What Are the 4 Most Popular Locations for Basingstoke Movers?
Whether you’re moving in or out of Basingstoke, our reliable removal partners can help with your home move, accommodating both local and long-distance moves. According to our data, the popular locations for those in Basingstoke to move to include Reading, Bracknell, Newbury and Wokingham.
Reading proved to be the most popular location to move to from Basingstoke among our users, with 24% of Compare My Move customers opting to move to Reading. Here, the average property price is £384,397 which is slightly higher than in Basingstoke, at £332,838.
Below we’ve looked at each of the locations popular with Basingstoke movers and what the average property prices are in each area.
Reading is a popular University and commercial town, situated in the Thames Valley. The average property price in Reading is currently £384,397, however detached properties fetched an average of £575,163. Terraced properties sold for a more affordable average price of £318,620. Prices in Reading have seen an 8% increase in the last year.
The average price in Bracknell is slightly higher than both Basingstoke and Reading, at £392,851. Prices have increased 7% over the last year and the average price for a detached property is currently £583,715. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £409,071, with terraced properties selling for an average price of £325,773.
A market town in the county of Berkshire, Newbury has an average property price of £371,289. Semi-detached properties made up the majority of the sales inthe area over the last year, selling for just over the overall average at £383,621. Flats proved to be the cheapest option at an average of £214,652, while detached properties sold for an average of £558,190.
Another market town in Berkshire, Wokingham is the most expensive area on our list, with an average property price of £500,823. Detached properties made up the majority of sales in this area, selling for an average price of £642,280. Prices have been on the increase in Wokingham, up 3% on the last year and up 5% on prices in 2017.
What Are The Average Property Prices In Basingstoke?
The average cost of a property in Basingstoke is currently £332,838, which is an 8% increase on the previous year. The majority of sales in the area were for terraced properties, selling for an average of £275,962. Detached properties unsurprisingly fetched a higher average price of £473,257, whilst semi-detached homes sold for an average of £340,877.
In terms of the types of properties which are popular in the area, January 2021 saw just 4 sales of new build properties, compared to 198 existing properties according to the UK House Price Index. With regard to price, the difference between the two proved to be minimal. According to the data, new builds sold for an average of £317,483 and existing properties selling for an average of £312,100.
Our dedicated team has worked hard to bring you the most up to date information on buying a home and moving house within or to Basingstoke. Below we’ve listed some of the best areas to live in. We have included the average property price for each location, taken from Rightmove, correct as of June 2021.
Chineham is a civil parish situated 3 miles northeast of central Basingstoke. The area currently has an overall average property price of £335,956, down 6% on prices in 2018. The majority of sales in this part of Baisingstoke were for terraced properties, selling for an average of £299,625. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £341,825, with detached properties selling for an average price of £494,144.
- Old Basing
The area of Old Basing, a picturesque village to the east of Basingstoke, has an average property price of £443,762. Detached properties made up the majority of sales, selling for an average of £581,812. Despite the high property prices in Old Basing, these have seen a 10% drop in price on the previous year. Currently, semi-detached properties are selling for less than the overall average for Old Basing, at £336,917.
Overton is another charming village in Basingstoke, found to the west of the town. Here, detached properties made up the majority of sales in the last year, selling for an average of £569,500. Unlike Old Basing, Overton has seen an increase in property prices, 11% up on the previous year, with a current average property price is £407,239. Meanwhile terraced properties sold for an average of £316,000.
- Upton Grey
Upton Grey is by far the most expensive location on our list, with an overall average property price of £1,083,502. This is 6% up on the previous year but a considerable 26% down on prices in 2007. However, semi-detached properties sold for an average of £582,250, less than half the price of detached properties which currently have an average selling price of £1,208,816.
What is the Average Rent in Basingstoke?
If you’re not currently looking to purchase a home, renting is a viable option in Basingstoke. The average cost of renting in the area is £965 pcm according to property portal Zoopla. One-bedroom flats cost less than the overall average for the area, with an average of £772 pcm. Meanwhile, asking prices for 2-bedroom houses are on average £958 pcm.
Below we’ve listed four areas within Basingstoke for renters, including the average cost of rent and the average cost for one-bedroom flats and 2-bedroom houses. This data has been taken from Zoopla, correct as of June 2021. Whether you are renting a small flat or a large family home, we can help you save up to 70% on your removal costs and connect you with reputable removal companies in Basingstoke.
- Little Basing
The area of Little Basing is a charming location within Basingstoke, with an average rent of £974pcm. With a variety of properties on offer, one-bedroom flats cost less than the overall average, at £754pcm. Two-bedroom houses, however, are priced slightly higher than the overall average, costing £1,024 pcm.
- Brighton Hill Parade
Brighton Hill Parade is cheaper than Little Basing, with an overall average rent of £874pcm. According to Zoopla, 1-bedroom flats in Brighton Hill Parade cost an average of £713 pcm. If you’re looking for a property with more room, 2-bedroom homes cost on average of £1,000 pcm in the area.
- Rooksdown Avenue
The area of Rooksdown provides excellent links into Basingstoke Town Centre. For those looking to rent here, the average cost is £974 pcm. Zoopla reports a one-bedroom flat in Rooksdown Avenue costs on average £754pcm, whilst a 2-bedroom house costs on average of £1,024 pcm.
- Viables Lane
A desirable area of Basingstoke, Viables Lane has an average rent of £874 pcm. Schools and colleges are within easy walking distance, making this an ideal location for young families. One-bedroom flats cost on average £713 pcm, while those looking for a property with more room can rent a 2-bedroom house for an average of £1,000 pcm.