How Much Are Removal Company Costs In Bolton?
Our unique data can reveal that the average cost of a removal company in Bolton is £1,098. Our movers saw an average low price of £1,048 and the highest paid was £1,148.
The true cost of your removal company will vary depending on your location, distance travelled, and the time of year and day of the week of the move.
To ensure you get the best price for your removal company costs, it’s important to compare quotes from a few companies to weigh up your options. Try comparing different days of the week as some companies might offer certain discounts on days that are in low demand.
Best Time of Year to Move House in Bolton?
The best time of year to move home in Bolton is July, with 12.78% choosing a summer move. June is another favourite, with a further 11.18% preferring a warmer month for their move. There’s no surprise that August is another popular time for a move, with the summer offering lighter and warmer days.
January is the least favourite month for our Bolton movers, with no removal companies being booked. With many people seeing family and friends over the Christmas and New Year period, as well as spending money over the festivities, people avoid moving house around this time of year in general.
Most Popular Day of The Week to Move House In Bolton?
Our data shows that the best day of the week for a house move in Bolton is Friday, with a huge 27.80% of all Bolton movers choosing this day. Saturday is another popular choice, with a further 18.55% booking their Bolton removal company for the weekend.
With the weekend providing extra time off work to settle in after the move, we’re not surprised why it’s such a popular time to move house. It’s important to book your removal company well in advance if you’re after a Friday or Saturday move as this is the most popular time amongst our UK movers.
Sunday is the least favourite day to book a removal company in Bolton, with just 5.75% opting for a move heading into a Monday. Tuesday is another day Bolton movers avoid, with only 6.39% choosing a mid-week move. You may find that some removal companies will offer special deals if certain days are quiet for them.
What Are The Top Locations for Bolton Movers?
We’ve researched the top 4 locations outside of Bolton to learn of the trends. Most people move to Bury from Bolton, with 21.96% of all moves going here, according to our data. Manchester is another popular location, with a further 15.89% of moves going here.
Both Wigan and Preston offer more affordable property prices than in Bolton, with their averages at £175,584 and £176,378, respectively. With Bury offering a large market town and close proximity to Manchester, we can see why it’s the most popular location.
Below we explore all 4 location to reveal the average property prices in each area as well as some important information to help with your search.
Seeing 21.96% of all Bolton house removals, Bury has an average house price of £209,157. It benefits from being close to both Manchester city centre and plenty of green spaces.
Another popular location was Manchester, with 15.89% of all moves going here. With plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants, as well as a thriving music scene, Manchester’s property prices are fairly affordable at £234,204.
Located on the River Douglas, Wigan’s property scene remains affordable, with the average house price at £175,584. An excellent commuter town, Wigan boasts a range of property types from contemporary semi-detached homes to stately Victorian homes.
Once voted the best city in the north west to live and work, Preston’s property prices remain low at £176,378. Offering great transport links to the Lake District, Manchester and Liverpool, Preston saw almost 4% of moves from Bolton.
What Are The Average Property Prices In Bolton?
In 2021, the average house price in Bolton is £184,757. The most popular property type over the last year was terraced properties, selling for an average price of £122,562.
Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £181,219 and detached properties fetching £329,868. March 2021 saw a 13.2% yearly increase in house prices in Bolton, whereas January 2020 saw just a 2% increase.
We’ve looked at 4 areas of Bolton that offer a variety of property types and values, offering something for everyone’s budget. One area we look at is Farnworth, where the average house price is more affordable than Bolton’s average at £126,448.
Offering affordable property, Farnworth’s average house price is much lower than the UK’s average at £126,448. Semi-detached properties are the most in-demand in Farnworth, having an average sold price of £140,796.
- Astley Bridge
With an average house price of £150,997, the majority of sales in Astley Bridge during the last year were terraced properties that sold for £106,975. Semi-detached properties are also popular in Astley Bridge, with an average price of £182,277.
- Bradley Fold
Situated between Bolton and Bury, the average house price in Bradley Fold is £208,624. The majority of sales in Bradley Fold during the last year were semi-detached properties, with an average price of £184,252.
- Bromley Cross
Voted one of the best places to raise a family in the North West, Bromley Cross has an average property price of £230,153 over the last year. The majority of sales in Bromley Cross in the last 12 months were terraced properties that sold for £164,781.
What is the Average Rent in Bolton?
If you’re thinking of renting in Bolton, we’ve done the research so you don’t have to. In 2021, the average rent in Bolton is £869 pcm. You can expect to pay around £427 pcm for a one-bedroom flat and on average £629 pcm for a two-bedroom house.
We’ve looked at 4 areas of Bolton that offer a range of renting options to suit all budgets. For example, the average rent in Westhoughton is £527 pcm, which is much more affordable than Bolton’s average of £869 pcm.
We’ll look at the average rent for one-bedroom flats and two-bedroom houses as well as the overall rent for Westhoughton, Farnworth, Horwich and Heaton to help with your house hunt.