Welcome to the November property report for Barnsley from NestledIn Estate Agents. Many people will argue that November is a quiet month for the housing market. As you will see from the numbers below, that is definitely not the case. Buyer and seller confidence remains high, with sales remaining resilient.

Let’s take a closer look at what happened in the Barnsley market (S70-S75) during November:*

Popular prices:

During that time, 248 properties were sold subject to contract. A breakdown of the sales is as follows:

Up to £100,000 –101 properties.

£100,001 – £200,000 – 114 properties

£200,000 – £300,000 – 23 properties

£300,001 – £500,000 – 10 properties.

Over £500,001 – 0

Properties with an asking price up to £200,000 were the most popular sale price. They accounted for 215 of the total sales (248).

What were the most popular house types?

Barnsley has a diverse breakdown of house types. In November, the most popular house type sales were as follows:

Semi-detached – 68 sales (27%)

Terraced/townhouse – 113 sales (46%)

Detached – 33 sales (13%)

Bungalows – 20 sales (8%)

Flats – 10 sales (4%)

Other – 4 sales (2%)

The most popular postcodes were as follows:

S70 – 63 sales

S71 – 46 sales

S72 – 34 sales

S73 – 26 sales

S74 – 16 sales

S75 – 63 Sales

The total sales for November (248) were very similar to those in October (268). This is extremely positive as the market usually starts to slow down at this time due mainly to the festive period. 316 new properties were put on the market in November.

According to Zoopla, Barnsley has seen an average house price increase of £85 (0.06%) over the last 12 months. The average sale price, according to Zoopla, is now £148,438. That is up from £147,172 for the previous 12 months leading up to October 2019.

If you would like any further information regarding the Barnsley property market, please feel free to contact NestledIn on 01226 44 88 44 or email hello@nestledin.co.uk and a member of our friendly team would love to help. According to stats from Rightmove, one of the best days of the year to begin the marketing of your property is Boxing Day. For further information, please read our recent blog – https://www.nestledin.co.uk/blog/why-boxing-day-is-brilliant-for-savvy-barnsley-home-sellers/

* all of the above figures have been taken from Rightmove intel (accounts for sales from agents who are currently marketing on Rightmove).