The latest figures by Zoopla show a sharp rise of 60% in buyer enquiries in the Preston area from the last 12 months.
The new research shows a rise of 59% in sales leads for estate agents over the last 12 months, demonstrating Preston as the location where buyer’s are most interested in moving to and investing in.
Coinciding with the rising demand from investors, the amount of homeowners asking local estate agents to value their property has also risen by 58% in the last 12 months.
John Cheetham, Office Manager at Click Estate Agents, said; “Preston is a rising market because of it’s location, economy and growing status in the North West. We have great local schools, job opportunities and, with the recent investment in Preston city centre, the city’s become the place to be!”
“Preston City Council are spearheading the City Living strategy and we’ve seen a rise in people wanting to move from other areas of Lancashire to Preston. On three occasions, we’ve sold (Sold STC) properties within 24 hours – One on Hennel Lane in Walton-Le-Dale, one in Fulwood and another at The Filberts.”
“We’re well connected in Preston and other areas of Lancashire. We work with investors on a daily basis and we’ve definitely noticed the rise in interest.”