How Much Are House Removal Costs In Kingston upon Thames?
Our unique data shows that the average cost of removals in Kingston upon Thames was £707.64 throughout 2020. Displaying how prices can vary, we saw the lowest cost averaging at £482, whilst the highest removal cost was actually £933. There are a variety of factors that can increase your removal costs which is why it's so important to compare quotes before booking.
Our data also revealed that the average cost of 3-bedroom removal in Kingston upon Thames was £1,348. This is more expensive than the UK’s average of £1,181. The price of your removal will vary depending on the size of the property, the location of the move and the company you eventually choose. When you compare removal quotes, you can make an informed decision on which removal company is right for you and your personal budget.compare now
What Is The Best Time of Year To Move in Kingston upon Thames?
Summer was the favourite time of year to move house in Kingston upon Thames according to our data, with 12.7% of house removals booked in August 2020 and 12.5% in July 2020. The longer and lighter days often provide movers with more time to settle into their new homes, making the perfect moving conditions for many across the UK.
We also discovered that 11.4% of movers requested a September move in 2020. Families with children in school will often prefer to get their children settled in before starting a new school year, which is perhaps why September is the 3rd favourite month to move house in Kingston upon Thames. It means taking advantage of the summer weather whilst also being able to get organised before school begins.
The winter months proved to be the least favoured time of year to move house, with just 4% of house removals happening in January 2020 and 5.2% in December 2020. Cold, short days take away valuable light needed for a safe house move, so we can see why winter isn’t a popular time to move. If there is a threat of snow, then these months will be especially concerning for many across the country.
What Is The Best Day Of The Week To Move In Kingston upon Thames?
Our unique data found that Saturday was the most popular day of the week for a house move in Kingston upon Thames, with 24% of removal companies carrying out a move on the weekend in 2020. A further 21% of people prefer to move house on a Friday, making the weekend the most popular time for a move to Kingston upon Thames.
This is unsurprising to see as the weekend is often shown to be the favourite time to move amongst home buyers. It provides ample time to pack, relocate and then unpack. A weekend move doesn't interfere with the working week and, for those moving with children, does not interfere with schoolwork either.
Sunday and Tuesday were the least favoured days to move house in the area, with just 7% of house moves booked in for those days throughout 2020. With conveyancing offices and estate agents closed on Sundays, there’s no surprise that it’s one of the least favourite days to move house. Sundays can often bring further disruptions as it's so closely followed by the working week.
What Are The Top Locations for Kingston upon Thames Movers?
Our data revealed that the most popular location for movers to relocate to in 2020 was London, with 17.6% of all removals being booked for the capital. Whether you’re staying in Kingston upon Thames or moving out of town completely, our removal partners can accommodate both local and long-distance moves. We have a network of moving companies who go the extra mile to meet the specific requirements of your move.
With a large increase in the average property price throughout the start of 2021, it's no surprise that some movers may now be debating looking further afield. According to the UK House Price Index, the average house price for the area is £505,421.
Other favourite locations included in our data were Surbiton, Epsom and New Malden. We’ve listed the top 4 popular areas for house removals out of Kingston upon Thames with their average property price using data from rightmove that is correct as of April 2021.compare now
The majority of Kingston upon Thames movers relocated to London in 2020, according to our data. With a wealth of job opportunities and a varied social scene, there’s no surprise that 17.6% of house removals go to London. The average house price in London is £798,758.
Located just 11 miles from Central London, Surbiton has an average property price of £604,647. With 9.4% of all Kingston upon Thames movers relocating here, Surbiton is the ideal commuter town offering a range of property types from detached Victorian homes to Art Deco flats.
Offering Edwardian, Georgian and 1930s detached houses, Epsom has an average house price of £538,469. Close to both Gatwick and Heathrow airport, Epsom has great transport due to its close proximity to the M25.
- New Malden
A family-friendly area, New Malden boasts a good variety of primary and secondary schools. New Malden has an average house price of £595,072 and offers Victorian detached, semi-detached and terraced homes.
What Are The Average Property Prices In Kingston upon Thames?
The average house price in Kingston upon Thames is £505,421 according to the UK House Price Index, which is significantly more expensive than the UK’s average of £234,742. House prices in the area saw a -1% dip in June 2020, but they have since started to recover. In February 2021, the yearly change in property prices for Kingston upon Thames increased by 4.1%, making it an ideal time for sellers.
We also discovered that the average price of new-build properties in the area is £508,068, making it an ideal location for first-time buyers and those wishing to use Help to Buy schemes to get onto the property ladder. Existing properties have an average price of £510,010, which isn't much higher than the average cost of new developments.
To help you find the best area for you, we’ve listed some of the best areas to live in Kingston upon Thames, including information on the local area as well as their average house price to help narrow down your choices. All data was taken from the property website, rightmove and is correct as of April 2021.
Located in Greater London, Chessington is a popular area for young professionals and families. With an average property price of £410,585, Chessington’s strong transport links make it a good commuter suburb.
Offering a great community feel, Tolworth’s average property price stands at £523,964. It is a great location for growing families to call home with a range of beautiful green spaces to explore.
With average house prices standing at £614,080, Norbiton is a sought after area to live. Offering a range of property types from flats to detached homes, Norbiton is an ideal commuter area for those working in London.
- Old Malden
10 miles south of Charing Cross, Old Malden is a highly sought after area to live in Kingston upon Thames. The average property price currently stands at £666,875 and offers a range of property types.
What Is The Average Rent in Kingston upon Thames?
If you’re not planning on buying a house just yet, you’ll want to know all about the renting scene in Kingston upon Thames. The current average asking rent is £1,885 pcm. For those moving alone or with a partner, you can find 1-bedroom flats for approximately £1,100 pcm, whilst those moving with family can find 2-bedroom houses for around £1,732 pcm. Whether you're moving to a house or a flat, our removal partners have the vital knowledge and experience that will ensure a smooth and stress-free removal no matter what the requirements.
To help with your research, we’ve listed 4 areas within Kingston upon Thames, including their average rent price for 1-bedroom flats and 2-bedroom houses. This will ensure a variety of locations are added to our list, catering to a range of tastes and budgets. We used data from Zoopla’s area guide to ensure a more accurate number, correct as of April 2021.
Boasting an abundance of woodland and green spaces, Chessington is an ideal area for families. The average rent in Chessington is £1,145 pcm. Expect to see 1-bedroom flats costing £767 pcm and 2-bedroom houses averaging at £1,322 pcm.
A family-friendly area, Surbiton offers unique property that can’t be found in central London. The average rent price is £1,448 pcm, with 1-bedroom flats averaging at £1,016 pcm and 2-bedroom houses costing around £1,480 pcm.
The average rent in Berrylands stands at £1,454 pcm, with 1-bedroom flats averaging at £901 pcm. Berrylands offers a range of property types to suit a varied preference. You’ll find 2-bedroom houses for rent costing £1,274 pcm.
- Motspur Park
Offering great transport connections to London Waterloo, Motspur Park has an average rent price of £1,710 pcm. You can find 1-bedroom flats going for approximately £1,089 pcm and 2-bedroom houses for around £1,400 pcm.