UK consumers spent £395 million on Easter eggs and confectionery during Easter 2018, up 5% on 2017 and it is anticipated that spend in 2019 will be even higher.
Such spending equates to the equivalent of over 1,700 average priced UK homes.
By property type, this would buy over 2,000 average priced terraced properties, compared to just 1,100 detached homes.
The UK is the fourth highest consumer of chocolate in the world. Mintel estimates 1 in 6 UK adults consumes chocolate every single day, the average person consuming approximately 9.5kg of chocolate per year. That’s a lot of eggs!
Just below 1.2 million residential properties changed hands throughout 2018 according to data from HM Revenues and Customs. Despite talks of a slowdown in the market, this is in fact just 30,520 fewer than during 2017. The end of 2018 provided some seasonal cheer. 204,800 sales are estimated to have taken place in November and […]
On average 965 sales per week have been completed using Help to Buy across England and Wales during 2018 (to the end of September), according to data released by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Welsh Government. Over 160 properties are purchased each week with the aid of Help to Buy […]
Closeness to work is often cited as a key determining factor for tenants in selecting rental accommodation. Analysis of tenants moving into homes in 2018, has revealed that almost 70% of tenants live within 10 miles of their workplace, with a third living within two miles. There are marked regional differences in this trend. While […]