How Much Are Removal Company Costs In Bath?
With 22.5% of removals occurring on this day, Friday is the most popular day to move house in Bath. The average cost of moving house on a Friday is £937.19, with Tuesday being the most expensive day, increasing the average cost up to £1,110.36.
Only 4.8% of home moves occurred on Sundays in Bath, making it the least popular day to move within the area. However, it’s also the cheapest day to move, with an average cost of only £717. When comparing removal companies, don’t immediately dismiss Sunday for your moving date - with a saving of 21%, consider choosing this day for your removal. To ensure you get the best price for your moving day, compare Bath removal quotes from a range of trusted removal companies.compare now
What Is The Best Time of Year To Move in Bath?
In Bath, the best time of year to move house is in June, with over 14.5% of removals having been booked then. Summer is often a popular time to move with the longer days and warmer weather, so it’s no surprise that the gateway month into Summer is the most popular time to book a removal.
Summer is most definitely the preferred time of year to move for the rest of the UK, with August coming in on top. With the school holidays and the peak of British weather, August has all the perfect elements for a happier move. Don’t forget to compare removal quotes in advance to ensure you find a suitable time slot during this busy season.
Bath movers seem to agree with the rest of the UK that the Autumn and Winter months aren’t suitable for the moving process - loading items in the wet and cold isn’t very appealing. However, this isn’t the least popular time to move house. The least popular month in this area is May, which is understandable as schools would be well into the exam season by then - being disturbed by moving vans during your revision session isn’t exactly ideal.
What Is The Best Day Of The Week To Move In Bath?
Friday is the most popular day to move house in Bath, with 22.5% of removals having been booked on this day. The weekend ensures you have enough time to plan, pack and then eventually unpack without getting in the way of work. Friday is also the most popular day to move for the UK in general, so it’s important to book early to avoid competition.
With only 4.8% of Compare My Move users booking removals on this day, Sunday is the least popular day to move house in Bath. However, if you’re moving on a budget, Sunday is also the cheapest day to move, cutting the costs down by 21%.
If you do decide to choose Sunday for your moving date, it's important to note that most estate agents and conveyancing offices will be closed, minimising the amount of communication available throughout the property chain. Although saving you money during the move, it can also increase the risk of delay.
What Are The Top Locations for Bath Movers?
Moving outside of Bath? Don’t worry - Compare My Move has helped hundreds of home movers leave the city, connecting them with the best removal companies in the business.
The most popular destination outside of Bath is London, with 7.2% of movers going here. Bristol, Radstock and Liverpool are also popular choices.
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To help you compare prices to your other possible destinations, the average property price in Bath and North East Somerset is currently £332,572.compare now
One of the most popular locations for many movers across the UK, London currently has an average property price of £471,557. Despite the high prices, it’s a very popular area with higher salaries, an array of job opportunities and an incredibly diverse lifestyle.
With a range of great transport links, Bristol is another area to consider moving to, with an average property price of £274,713. There is an array of museums, galleries, festivals and markets for artisans and foodies alike, as well as a number of high-profile TV studios making it the perfect area for those working in the media industry.
Only 9 miles from Bath itself, Radstock currently has an average property price of £290,564. With a number of well-respected schools and colleges, it’s the perfect area for growing families or those looking for a close-knit community to call home.
Liverpool currently has an average property price of £132,298, making it a much more affordable area to live compared to Bath. The city has amazing transport links for those looking to commute, as well as a vibrant and diverse culture for both art and music lovers - and, obviously, we can’t forget the city’s main claim to fame: Liverpool F.C.
What Are The Average Property Prices In Bath?
With an average property price of £332,572, now is a great time to buy in the Bath and North East Somerset region as house prices are down by -2.3% compared to what they were last year. Since March 2019, they have slowly been declining, decreasing by -1.4% in June alone. Now is a great time to take advantage of the lower costs so don’t forget to compare removal quotes to save even more during the moving process.
New-build houses have seen a significant decline in this region, prices falling by -1.9% in June 2019 alone. During the same month, flats and maisonettes decreased by -1.3%, whilst larger detached houses decreased by -1.5%. In Bath alone, the average property price is higher at £553,467.
To help you during your house-hunting search, we’ve created a list of some of the cheapest areas to live in Bath. Don’t forget to use Compare My Move’s quick and easy form to compare removal quotes and stretch your budget even further!
With a vintage Georgian feel, the suburb of Twerton is a hidden gem in Bath, with an average property price of £266,296. Home to Bath City F.C. and a range of green spaces nature trails, it’s the perfect place for those looking to get involved in a variety of activities as well as those wanting to be a part of a close-knit community.
Odd Down is next on the list with an average property price of £313,293. There’s a lot to choose from in this area, from small terraced houses to larger, more spacious semi-detached properties.
Containing a range of Georgian, Victorian and 20th-century properties, Combe Down currently has an average property price of £466,662. The area is also well-known for its mix of 18th-19th century Bath stone-built villas, terraces and workers' cottages, making it a perfect place for those looking for a bit of a variety.
Previously described as a “trendy urban village” by The Sunday Times, Larkhall 1.2 miles from the city centre and has an average property price of £476,195. From Georgian townhouses to renovated terraced houses, there’s much to explore when house hunting here.
What Is The Average Rent In Bath?
If you'd prefer to rent in Bath rather than purchase a property, then don’t worry because we’ve got that covered too! There are plenty of rental opportunities to choose from in Bath and so, to help narrow down the choices, we've found some of the cheapest areas to add to your list. We've listed all the vital information you need, saving you time during the house-hunting process.
The current average asking rent in Bath is £1,208 pcm - below, we’ve compiled a list of some of the cheapest locations to rent and their average prices to help you compare. We've also included the average rent price of 1-bedroom flats and 2-bedroom houses in these areas.
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Just outside of the city, but still within the Bath and North East Somerset region, Radstock is first on our list with an average asking rent of £816 pcm. If you’re looking for a smaller property, perhaps to live alone, 1-bedroom flats have an average asking rent of £613 pcm. For those looking for something larger, 2-bedroom houses average at £750 pcm.
Peasedown St. John
Only 5 miles from the city centre, Peasedown St. John currently has an average asking rent of £1,178 pcm. For a 1-bedroom flat, you’ll be looking at an average of £869 pcm, whilst for 2-bedroom houses, the average is currently around £771 pcm.
Twerton is a suburb of the city of Bath and currently has an average asking rent of £1,243 pcm. If you’re a family looking for a large, spacious property, 2-bedroom houses currently have an average asking rent of £997 pcm. For anyone looking for something smaller, 1-bedroom flats average at £659 pcm.
Next on the list is Lower Weston, with an average asking rent of £866 pcm. 1-bedroom flats currently average at £784 pcm, whilst larger properties like 2-bedroom houses currently average at £1,274 pcm.