House prices finished up in 2020, but with end of the furlough scheme and the stamp duty holiday this year, how will house prices fare in 2021?

Property website Rightmove predict that the surge in house prices at the end of last year will continue into this year as the nation’s housing needs are likely to outweigh any economic uncertainty. Specifically, Rightmove forecast a robust 4% national average house price growth in 2021.

The full analysis can be read here.

It’s certainly good news to hear for the construction industry as we continue to follow government guidelines and work through the current lockdown.

Dean Williamson

Dean Williamson MRICS