The UK's Quick Sale Hotspots.

Where are the UK's Quick Sale Hotspots, which towns have the highest percentage of homeowners wanting to sell fast?

We analysed more than 16,000 of our customer inquiries over the last four years to find the top locations for quick house sale customers. We've mapped the top 25 of the 100 largest UK towns receiving the highest percentage of inquiries by population.

If you're a buyer, then use our survey to help identify locations where you can find a discounted home or bargain buy-to-let. If selling in an area popular with quick sales then discuss with your agent how you can make your home stand out to attract a buyer. Property buying companies can use the data to find new customers.

Quick sale inquiry findings for the 100 biggest UK towns

Most quick house sale inquiries from the 100 largest UK towns are from northern towns with former industries such as steel, coal, shipbuilding, textiles, and fishing, etc. A few declining seaside towns also feature highly.

The South Yorkshire towns of Barnsley, Doncaster & Rotherham place 1st, 2nd, and 5th, with the Lancashire towns of Oldham, Preston & Wigan placed 3rd, 4th, and 9th.

When all UK towns are considered, different results appear when a minimum number of customer inquiries per location applied.

With a minimum of 3 customer inquiries per town, then Whitchurch in Shropshire, Bilston (West Midlands) and Barking in Essex, feature 1st, 2nd, and 3rd for quick sale inquiries.

A minimum of 10 customer inquiries finds Bilston 1st for quick sale customer inquiries followed by Saltburn by the Sea in North Yorkshire 2nd, and Wigton in Cumbria, 3rd.

A minimum of 30 customer inquiries finds Bishop Auckland in County Durham 1st, Pontefract in West Yorkshire 2nd, and Barnsley in South Yorkshire, 3rd.

A minimum of 80 customer inquiries and the rankings change yet again to Pontefract, Barnsley, and Doncaster at 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively.

Do your own analysis on over 700 locations using the full table of data in excel format (excludes less than 3 inquiries per town/ location).

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Town

Leads

Population

Percentage

1

Barnsley

182

91297

0.1993493762

2

Doncaster

180

109805

0.1639269614

3

Oldham

146

96555

0.1512091554

4

Preston

113

97886

0.1154404103

5

Rotherham

116

109691

0.1057516113

6

Chesterfield

86

88483

0.0971938112

7

Halifax

82

88134

0.0930401434

8

Hartlepool

81

88855

0.0911597547

9

Wigan

92

103608

0.088796232

10

Grimsby

72

88243

0.0815928742

11

Darlington

73

92363

0.0790359776

12

Bradford

256

349561

0.0732347144

13

Wakefield

68

99251

0.0685131636

14

Middlesbrough

118

174700

0.0675443618

15

Scunthorpe

54

79977

0.0675194118

16

Huddersfield

109

162949

0.0668920951

17

Telford

88

142723

0.0616578968

18

Lincoln

57

100160

0.0569089457

19

Swansea

101

179485

0.0562721119

20

Blackpool

80

147663

0.0541774175

21

Chester

44

86011

0.0511562475

22

Hull

144

284321

0.05064698

23

Bolton

97

194189

0.0499513361

24

Nottingham

142

289301

0.0490838262

25

Sunderland

85

174286

0.0487704119

The UK's Quick Sale Hotspots.

Where are the UK's Quick Sale Hotspots, which towns have the highest percentage of homeowners wanting to sell fast?

We analysed more than 16,000 of our customer inquiries over the last four years to find the top locations for quick house sale customers. We've mapped the top 25 of the 100 largest UK towns receiving the highest percentage of inquiries by population.

If you're a buyer, then use our survey to help identify locations where you can find a discounted home or bargain buy-to-let. If selling in an area popular with quick sales then discuss with your agent how you can make your home stand out to attract a buyer. Property buying companies can use the data to find new customers.

Quick sale inquiry findings for the 100 biggest UK towns

Most quick house sale inquiries from the 100 largest UK towns are from northern towns with former industries such as steel, coal, shipbuilding, textiles, and fishing, etc. A few declining seaside towns also feature highly.

The South Yorkshire towns of Barnsley, Doncaster & Rotherham place 1st, 2nd, and 5th, with the Lancashire towns of Oldham, Preston & Wigan placed 3rd, 4th, and 9th.

When all UK towns are considered, different results appear when a minimum number of customer inquiries per location applied.

With a minimum of 3 customer inquiries per town, then Whitchurch in Shropshire, Bilston (West Midlands) and Barking in Essex, feature 1st, 2nd, and 3rd for quick sale inquiries.

A minimum of 10 customer inquiries finds Bilston 1st for quick sale customer inquiries followed by Saltburn by the Sea in North Yorkshire 2nd, and Wigton in Cumbria, 3rd.

A minimum of 30 customer inquiries finds Bishop Auckland in County Durham 1st, Pontefract in West Yorkshire 2nd, and Barnsley in South Yorkshire, 3rd.

A minimum of 80 customer inquiries and the rankings change yet again to Pontefract, Barnsley, and Doncaster at 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively.

Overlay the quick sale data with Rightmove fast moving locations and see interesting patterns emerging and the correlation existing between the two datasets.

Do your own analysis on over 700 locations using the full table of data in excel format (excludes less than 3 inquiries per town/ location).