How Much Are House Removal Costs In Islington?
We’ve looked at our data from previous Islington moves to reveal the average cost of a removal company in the area is £1,075. From studying our data, we can see that some movers paid as low as £759 on average, whilst the average highest cost was £1,392.
The full cost of your removal company will depend on the distance travelled, number of bedrooms, whether you need any additional services and the rate of the removal company.
To make sure you get the best price for your move, it’s important to compare removal quotes from a few companies. You'll be able to find out if certain days are cheaper than others to save money.compare now
What is The Best Time of Year To Move in Islington?
Our data shows that the most popular month to book a removal company in Islington is August, with 12.46% of moves happening. Followed by September, 10.93% of our users chose a warmer month for their move.
August and September are popular months to move as it ties in nicely with school summer holidays, ensuring the move is completed before children go back to school.
The least favourite month for a house move in Islington is January, with just 5.46% moving in the new year. Followed closely by a December move, just 5.66% wanted to book their removal company for winter.
With dark and cold days and the Christmas period coming to an end, we can see why our Islington movers want to avoid any disruption around this time of year.
What Is The Best Day Of The Week To Move In Islington?
Our data from previous house moves in Islington shows that the best day to book a removal company is Saturday, with 27.98% of people choosing a weekend move.
A further 21.19% of movers chose to move on a Friday, making it the second favourite day of the week. With the weekend offering more time off work to settle in and celebrate your new move, it's clear why it's a popular choice.
The least favourite day for a house move in Islington is a Tuesday, with just 6.66% opting for this day.
Some removal companies might offer a special discount for weekday moves that aren’t in high demand to help spread their work across the week, so it's worth finding out your removal company's rates.
Most Popular Locations for Islington Movers?
To help with your house hunt, we've looked at the 4 most popular locations outside of Islington for a move.
Our data shows that the most popular area was Lambeth, with 8.51% relocating here. Although the average property price in Lambeth is higher than Islington's average at £922,224, Lambeth boasts a range of property types from luxury apartments to large family homes.
Other popular locations outside of Islington include Tower Hamlets, Ealing and Barnet. The average house price in Tower Hamlets is significantly more affordable than in Islington, with the average property price set at £562,813.
Below we will explore the average house price for each borough, helping you compare property prices. We’ll also include some information about the area to help you learn if the area is right for you or not.compare now
Home to Southbank and Brixton, Lambeth is a truly diverse borough popular with young professionals. A huge 8.51% of Islington movers chose this borough to set up home. £922,224.
- Tower Hamlets
Situated in the centre of London’s famous East End, Tower Hamlets was another favourite for our Islington movers. The average house price in Tower Hamlets is £562,813.
Boasting a range of “outstanding” rated schools, Ealing is becoming a popular borough amongst movers. The average house price in the borough of Ealing is £794,509.
Home to some of the most expensive streets in the UK, Barnet offers extremely sought after property, with the average house price currently standing at £724,752.
What Are The Average Property Prices In Islington?
In 2021, the average property price in Islington is £835,802. House prices in the borough have remained steady over the last year, with prices slowly on the rise in the last couple of months.
October 2020 saw a 7.2% yearly increase in prices, the highest yearly increase for a couple of years. January 2021 saw a monthly increase in house prices by 4.8%, making a good recovery from December's -2.1% dip.
In the last 12 months, the sale of flats was the most popular, selling for an average of £652,968. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £1,425,016 and semi-detached properties are extremely sought after at £2,447,890.
We’ve listed 4 areas of the borough that offer property prices for a range of budgets, focusing on Finsbury Park, Archway, Barnsbury and Highgate. We’ve also included their average house price and some information about the area.
- Finsbury Park
Offering a great community feel and a calmer way of life, Finsbury Park has some excellent cafes and pubs. The average house price in Finsbury Park is £620,375.
Popular with first-time buyers and young families, Archway offers fairly affordable property prices compared to London’s average. The current average house price is £638,688.
Home to converted houses and renovated factory buildings offering flats, the area of Barnsbury has an average house price of an expensive £1,051,465.
The picturesque village of Highgate offers plenty of green space as well as being popular amongst the rich and famous. The average house price stands at £1,313,615.
What is the Average Rent in Islington?
Renting might be the best option for Islington due to high property prices.
The average rent price in Islington is £1,934 pcm, with one-bedroom flats costing around £1,615 pcm and two-bedroom houses averaging around £2,530 pcm.
We've looked at 4 areas of Islington including Clerkenwell, Farringdon, Finsbury and Canonbury. They all offer a range of rental options to choose from, so we've included their average rent price overall as well as for one-bedroom flats and two-bedroom houses to help you compare.
Canonbury offers more affordable rent options than Islington's average, with the average rental price costing £1,638 pcm.
If you're looking to rent in Clerkenwell, you can expect to pay £2,172 pcm, with one-bedroom flats costing £1,847 pcm and two-bedroom houses going for £2,797 pcm on average.
For those looking at Farringdon to rent, you can expect to pay around £2,120 pcm. For a one-bedroom flat, it will cost you £1,811 pcm and £4,229 pcm for a two-bedroom house.
Renting in Finsbury will cost on average around £2,210 pcm, with one-bedroom flats averaging at £1,836 pcm and two-bedroom houses costing £2,656 pcm.
The average overall rent price in Canonbury is £1,638 pcm, with one-bedroom flats costing £1,332 pcm and two-bedroom houses averaging at £1,580 pcm.