How often do you move home? Every few years? Every decade? Recent research from Zoopla has highlighted some interesting statistics about how often Brits sell up and move on.
According to their recent survey, the average Brit moves home every 23 years. However, homeowners in Powys, Wales, were found to settle in one home the longest, with the average resident there moving once every 33.1 years. Movers in Midlothian, Scotland, were found to be the most frequent movers, with the average resident selling up and moving every 14.9 years.
In London, properties in Tower Hamlets were found to change hands every 16 years on average, whilst properties in neighbouring Kensington and Chelsea exchanged hands once every 38 years.
Zoopla worked with property analysts Hometrack to calculate the average time between house moves by dividing the total private dwelling stock levels (ONS data) by the number of total property sales in 2016 (Land Registry data). Locations with 1,000 total sales in 2016 were included, and London boroughs were analysed independently.
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