How Much Are House Removal Costs In Swindon?
Friday is the most popular day to move house in Swindon, with a massive 35.3% of moves taking place. This makes the average cost of moving house £937, with the most expensive day being a Tuesday at £1,110.
The cheapest day to move house in Swindon is a Sunday, costing an average of £717. Sunday works out to be the least popular day to move, too. Remember, estate agents and conveyancers’ offices will be closed on a Sunday which is why people usually opt for a weekday move.
Wednesday and Saturday are amongst the cheapest days to move house, costing £770 and £774, respectively. To save money on your move, make sure you compare removal quotes.compare now
What is The Best Time of Year To Move in Swindon?
The summer month of August proves to be the most popular time to move house in Swindon, with 14% of moves taking place. Followed closely by July with 11% of house moves in this month, it’s a clear trend that a warmer season is preferred.
The least favourite month to move house in Swindon is November, with just 5.5% opting for a winter move. It’s not a surprise that only 6.3% of moves took place in February, with winter months having less daylight to complete a house move. There’s no doubt that many people prefer to move house in the summer, with warmer and longer days to make the most of.
What is The Best Day Of The Week To Move In Swindon?
Our data found that the favourite day to move house in Swindon is a Friday, with 35.3% of our movers opting for the gateway to the weekend.
In second place with 14.3% of moves taking place, Saturday is one of the most popular days of the week to relocate. A Friday or Saturday move is ideal as you get the whole weekend to settle in your new home.
Sunday is the least favourite day to move house, with a mere 3.9% of moves happening then. Although the cheapest day to move house, this doesn’t come as a surprise as estate agents and conveyancers will be shut. If a problem was to arise, it would delay your move until the next working day, Monday.
Most Popular Locations for Swindon Movers?
If you’re moving out of Swindon, you’ll be pleased to know that our Swindon partners accommodate both short and long-distance moves.
We researched the top 4 destinations for Swindon movers, excluding Swindon. Our data revealed that Reading is the most popular location to move to from Swindon, with 2.5% of house removals going here. Other popular locations include Calne, London and Bristol.
Below we list the average house price in each location with data taken from the UK House Price Index and Rightmove. Unsurprisingly, London is the most expensive location on the list, with an average house price of £496,269.compare now
Excluding Swindon, most Swindon house removals relocate to Reading. The average house price in Reading currently stands at £376,038, which is higher than the average for Swindon at £245,493.
The Wiltshire town of Calne proves to be a popular location for Swindon movers, with 2.3% of relocations here, and we can see why. The overall average house price in Calne is £253,323.
The UK’s capital is another hot spot for Swindon movers. With a thriving social scene and a wealth of job opportunities, the property scene remains expensive, with the average London house costing £496,269.
Another favourite amongst Swindon movers is Bristol, with 2% of moves taking place here. House prices currently stand at an average of £286,432, which is higher than in Swindon.
What Are The Average Property Prices In Swindon?
It’s important you do your research on the areas in Swindon before making the move. Data shows that over the last yes, Swindon property prices have increased by 2%, with the average house price of £245,493, which is slightly cheaper than the average for the UK at £251,500.
Terraced properties made up the majority of sales in Swindon, selling for an average price of £204,169. Semi-detached properties sold for more, at an average of £253,038. Detached properties were unsurprisingly the most expensive, with an average selling price of £364,471.
Existing properties proved to be far more popular than new builds, with just 2 new build sales in December 2020. By comparison, 319 existing properties sold within the same time frame.
Below we’ve done some of the hard work for you and listed the average property prices in four areas of Swindon. The cheapest area on our list is Purton, with an average property price of £218,919. The most expensive location is Purton with the average price sitting at £352,054.
Located in the West of Swindon, Freshbrook offers good transport links and is just 30 minutes by car from Chippenham. The average house price in Freshbrook stands at £218,919, which is below the average for Swindon and the UK.
- Haydon Wick
The civil parish of Haydon Wick boasts a wealth of housing developments and shopping estates. The average house price in Haydon Wick currently stands at £251,076.
Just 4 miles from the centre of Swindon, the most expensive areas on our list is Purton, with an average property price of £352,054. With a mix of ‘good’ Ofsted rated primary and secondary schools and plenty of housing options.
With plans to build 115 new homes in the area, Blunsdon has plenty to offer. The average property price in Bundson is higher than the average of Swindon and the UK at £310,419.
What is the Average Rent in Swindon?
Recently named the most affordable place to live in Britain, Swindon renters spend just 11.5% of their salary on their rent.
Swindon is a modern town surrounded by countryside and is an ideal place to rent for both young families and professionals alike. The area offers green spaces, museums and high street shopping in the fully pedestrianised town centre.
Taking data from Zoopla, we’ve listed some of the best areas in Swindon to rent including the average asking rent, rent for 1-bed flats and 2-bed houses. The current asking rent in Swindon stands at £715 pcm, with 1-bed flats costing £579 pcm and 2-bed houses averaging at £792 pcm. Below we've looked at four locations within Swindon and their average rent costs.
With an overall average rent price of £673pcm, Westlea offers 1-bed flats and 2-bed houses for £635 and £735 pcm, respectively. The area offers a range of property types to suit every renter.
- East Wichel
East Wichel has an overall average renting price of £674 pcm with 1-bed flats costing £580 pcm and 2-bed houses averaging at £795 pcm. The housing development has over 800 homes, shops, a primary school and pubs.
- Grange Park
Grange Park in Swindon offers an average rent of £720 pcm with 1-bed flats averaging at £598 pcm and 2-bed houses costing roughly £724 pcm. Grange Park has plenty of green spaces and housing options.
Offering a great community feel, Walcot’s average rent price stands at £924 pcm, with 1-bed flats costing £527 pcm and 2-bed houses averaging at £775 pcm. Walcot has both primary and secondary schools.