39,000 households in Plymouth have invested in their property during lockdown with a view to selling

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Posted: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 20:23

With the recent announcement that stamp duty is being paused on properties up to £500,000, many people in the UK may be looking to put in an offer on their dream property. If you’ve been making improvements to your home to increase its sale value, you’re not alone.

According to recent research of over 1,000 UK homeowners fromMyGlazing.com, the Glass & Glazing Federation (GGF) consumer advice website, 2.3 million households across the UK, of which 39,171 are in Plymouth, are spending money on the property right now in a bid to increase its value and sell.

If you’re looking to buy in Plymouth then you might be in luck as one third of those surveyed admitted to making changes to increase the value of their home, so an abundance of properties may be entering the market. Elsewhere in the UK is as follows:

  • Plymouth (33%)
  • Sheffield (27%)
  • Norwich (21%)
  • London (20%)
  • Glasgow (20%)
  • Nottingham (17%)
  • Liverpool (17%)
  • Manchester (16%)
  • Newcastle (16%)
  • Cardiff (14%)
  • Birmingham (11%)
  • Edinburgh (9%)
  • Leeds (7%)
  • Bristol (7%)
  • Belfast (6%)

To help those that require professional help in the home, MyGlazing.com has created a bank of guidance on how to safely allow tradespeople into the home following COVID-19. Visit Stay Safe with MyGlazing.com for access to the latest advice and top tips: https://www.myglazing.com/stay-safe/

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