How Much Are Removal Company Costs In Hertfordshire?
Our unique data shows that the average removal company costs in Hertfordshire are £937. This is the UK average cost for a Friday move as it’s the most popular day for the country. The highest you could pay for your move is £1,110 and the lowest could be £717, according to our Hertfordshire movers.
Your total cost for your move will depend on the distance travelled, the removal company you pick, any additional services you require and the time of year and day of the week you move. When you compare removal quotes for a few different companies as well as different days and months, you’re ensuring you get the best price for your removal company costs.
Best Time of Year to Move House in Hertfordshire?
Our data shows that the most popular time of year to book a removal company is June, with 10.56% of all house moves taking place. It’s clear that summer is a favourite season for a house move, with a further 9.91% choosing May as their second choice. With warmer and lighter days, it’s understandable why it’s a favoured time of year.
January and September are the least favourite months to book a house removal, with both only seeing 6.03% of moves. Avoiding the beginning of a school term is a clear trend among our UK movers. As well as clashing with school schedules, these months tend to offer less light and warmth, making a move quite stressful.
Remember, certain removal companies might offer special discounts during their quiet periods to pick up work. It’s worth comparing removal companies for different times of year if you’re flexible on moving dates.
Most Popular Day of The Week to Move House In Hertfordshire?
Following the UK trend, Friday is by far the most popular day of the week to book a removal company, with 28.66% opting for an end of week move. With the upcoming weekend giving people that extra time off work to settle in, we can see why Friday is the favourite day to move house. There’s no surprise that 16.81% of all Hertfordshire moves chose a Saturday for their removals.
Sunday is the least favourite day to book a removal company in Hertfordshire, with just 7.86% opting for this day. With the working week looming and the likes of estate agents and solicitors’ offices closed, many people avoid moving house on a Sunday to avoid any disruption to the property chain.
It’s important to note that removal companies might be offering a special discount on certain days to boost their work. You should compare multiple removal company quotes for different days and times of the year, if you’re flexible when you can move.
What Are The Top Locations for Hertfordshire Movers?
Our unique data reveals that Harpenden is the favourite location for people to move to from Hertfordshire, with just under 10% of all moves going here. Other popular locations were Welwyn Garden City with 9.51%, London with 7.07% and Hatfield with 5.43% of all moves relocating here.
Hatfield saw 5.43% of moves, making it a top 4 location for our Hertfordshire movers. With an average house price of £362,347, we’re not surprised people chose this over Hertfordshire’s average of £517,814.
We’ll explore each location to include their average house price as well as information on the local area to help with your house hunt.
Almost 10% of all moves went to Harpenden, making it the most popular destination from Hertfordshire. With an average house price of £852,837, Harpenden’s were detached properties, selling for an average price of £1,255,406.
- Welwyn Garden City
Home to plenty of good and outstanding schools, Welwyn Garden City is a popular location for our Hertfordshire movers. The average house price in Welwyn Garden City is £434,266, more affordable than Hertfordshire’s average.
London often makes the list of the most popular areas to move to across our UK movers. With 7.07% of all moves, London’s average house price is £788,341. Offering endless job opportunities and a varied social life, we can see why London is popular.
Another popular location for our Hertfordshire movers, Hatfield’s favourite type of property to buy is terraced properties, selling for an average price of £351,809. The average house price in Hatfield is £362,347.
What are the Average House Prices In Hertfordshire?
In 2021, the average house price in Hertfordshire is £517,814. According to the UK House Price Index, house prices saw a 7% yearly increase in May 2021, making it a good time to sell your house.
The most popular property type in Hertfordshire during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £403,365. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £530,690, while detached properties fetched £831,872.
To help with your house hunt, we’ve explored 4 of the best areas of Hertfordshire to direct your search. We’ve looked at St Albans, Bishop's Stortford, Watford and Berkhamsted and included their average house price for comparison.
Home to plenty of green space as well as a variety of shops, Watford has an average house price of £441,220, making property more affordable than Hertfordshire’s average.
- Bishop's Stortford
Crowned one of the best places to live in the UK, Bishop's Stortford offers a town centre, parks and local markets. The average house price in Bishop's Stortford is £470,209.
- St Albans
Voted the best place to live and raise a family in the southeast by the Sunday Times, St Albans has an average property price of £614,498, which is more expensive than Hertfordshire’s average.
Just 26 miles from London, Berkhamsted is a historic market town. The average house price in the area stands at £689,133, which is more than Hertfordshire’s average.
What are the Average Rental Costs in Hertfordshire?
If you’re not ready to buy a property in Hertfordshire, then renting could be an option for you. We’ve looked at the average rent in a variety of locations in Hertfordshire to make sure you’re fully clued up.
In 2021, the average rent in Hertfordshire is £1,618 pcm. If you’re looking for a one-bedroom flat, expect to pay around £943 pcm and a two-bedroom house would set you back around £1,339 pcm.
We’ve looked at Harpenden, Hitchin, Watford and Tring to bring you their average rent as well as the price for a one-bedroom flat and a two-bedroom house.
The average rent in Harpenden is £1,974 pcm, with one-bedroom flats costing £982 pcm on average and two-bedroom houses go for around £1,321 pcm.
If you're looking to rent in Hitchin, expect to pay £1,062 pcm on average. One-bedroom flats average at £787 pcm and two-bedroom houses go for £1,395 pcm.
Renting in Watford will cost on average £1,321 pcm, with one-bedroom flats averaging at £916 pcm and two-bedroom houses costing £1,400 pcm.
If you're looking at Tring to rent, expect to pay around £1,595 pcm. One-bedroom flats will cost £875 pcm and two-bedroom houses average at £975 pcm.