How Much Are Removal Company Costs In Maidstone?
The average removal company cost in Maidstone is £937. You can expect to pay as high as £1,110 or as low as £717, according to our data from previous Maidstone moves. We’ve used the UK average price for a Friday move as it’s the most popular day for a house move in Maidstone.
Your total removal costs will vary and depend on the distance travelled, time of year, day of week and services required. You should also compare removal company quotes to ensure you’re getting the best deal for your move.
Best Time of Year to Move House in Maidstone?
The best time of year to move house in Maidstone is April, with 14.12% of all house moves taking place this month. April offers warm weather and more light in the day than autumn and winter, so we can see why it’s a popular month for a house move.
March is another favourite month of the year to secure completion day and a removal company. With no school exams and Easter holidays typically in March or April, it makes sense for families to move with children around this time.
The least favourite time to book a removal company is December, with just 4.44% opting for a winter move. With Christmas and New Year plans cropping up, December is typically a stressful and busy month, making sense to avoid a house move then.
Most Popular Day of The Week to Move House In Maidstone?
Friday is the most popular day of the week to move house in Maidstone, with almost 30% of all moves taking place. Followed closely by a Saturday, a further 21.37% of movers prefer a weekend move. A weekend gives you added time off work to settle into your new place.
Sunday is by far the least favourite day to book a removal company, with just 5.65% opting for the end of the weekend. Estate agents and solicitors’ offices are usually closed, making it difficult to resolve any problems that arise on moving day.
It’s worth comparing removal quotes for different days of the week. Some removal companies might offer discounts on days that are in low demand. If you’re looking for a Friday or a Saturday move, then it’s wise to book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
What Are The Top Locations for Maidstone Movers?
Our data shows that most people move from Maidstone to Ashford, with 10.87% of all moves going here. With an average house price of £301,715, Ashford offers more affordable property than Maidstone’s £340,177.
Other popular locations for our Maidstone movers were Tonbridge, Aylesford and Rochester, with each location seeing 4.35% of all moves. Rochester also has a more affordable property price than Maidstone’s average, so we can see why it’s a favourite destination.
To help with your house hunt, we’ve explored each location to include their average house price as well as some information about the area.
The most popular location for our Maidstone movers, Ashford is an ideal commuter town for London. With an average house price of £301,715, there’s no surprise that 10.87% of all moves chose Ashford.
Home to large detached Edwardian and Victorian properties, Tonbridge is a sought after area to live in, which is reflected in its average house price of £460,498. A well-connected town, Tonbridge offers excellent transport links to London.
Named one of the best countryside spots to relocate to, Aylesford boasts picturesque views and a community village feel. With an average house price of £355,825, it’s slightly more expensive than Maidstone’s average.
Home to a Norman castle and fantastic river views, Rochester has an average house price of £304,047. With a variety of property types from townhouses to cottages, Rochester offers something for everyone.
What are the Average House Prices In Maidstone?
In 2021, the average house price in Maidstone is £340,177. House prices saw a 10.3% yearly increase in May, recovering well from its -0.3% monthly dip in December 2020.
Over the last year, the most popular property type was semi-detached properties, which sold for an average price of £343,985. Detached properties sold for an average of £500,834, with terraced properties fetching £266,122.
To help with your search, we’ve looked at different areas of Maidstone to suit a range of budgets. We’ve looked at Boughton Monchelsea, Otham, Bearsted and East Farleigh to include their average house price as well as some local information.
- Boughton Monchelsea
Boughton Monchelsea is a small village offering a local pub, village hall, primary school and a post office. The average house price for the area is £365,322.
Home to some good schools, Bearsted is a sought after village with an average house price of £459,638. Boasting many listed buildings as well as period properties to pick from.
- East Farleigh
Boasting the oldest bridge in Kent, the Grade I listed East Farleigh Bridge, East Farleigh has an average house price of £481,812, making it over £100,000 more expensive than Maidstone’s average.
Detached properties are the most popular type in Otham, selling for an average of £588,885 in the last year. The average house price in Otham is £494,825.
What are the Average Rental Costs in Maidstone?
Renting might be the best option for you if you're not ready to buy a house in Maidstone. In 2021, the average rent in Maidstone is £890 pcm. You can expect to find one-bedroom flats for £695 pcm and two-bedroom houses for £1,008 pcm on average.
We’ve looked at areas in Maidstone that offer rental options to help with your house or flat hunt. Chatham is one location that offers rental accommodation, with the average rent more affordable than Maidstone’s average at £874 pcm.
Below we explore the rental costs of some areas near Maidstone including Malling, Chatham, Rochester and Gillingham.compare now
The average rent in Malling is £1,338 pcm, with one-bedroom flats costing around £949 pcm and two-bedroom houses averaging at £1,014 pcm.
Chatham has an average rent of £874 pcm. You can expect to pay £562 pcm for a one-bedroom flat and two-bedroom houses average at £939 pcm.
If you're looking to rent property in Rochester, the average is £918 pcm. One-bedroom flats will cost around £644 pcm and two-bedroom houses average at £1,012 pcm.
Gillingham has an average rent of £982 pcm, with one-bedroom flats costing £667 pcm and two-bedroom houses averaging at £1,001 pcm.