Hampshire ranks third in top 10 UK counties to move to

Thursday September 23rd, 2021

Old Winchester Hill, South Downs National Park - © Visit Hampshire


A recent study from Bird & Co has uncovered the UK’s most sought-after locations, having analysed June 2021 figures from the Office of National Statistics, HM Land Registry and Rightmove.


Hampshire is the largest county in the South East and has ranked as the third most coveted UK place to live, and with its perfect blend of coast, city and country Hampshire, is it any wonder?

While most people are moving into East Hampshire and Eastleigh, it’s Basingstoke and Deane that are experiencing an overwhelming number of property transactions, suggesting that residents living in the area are content with the location but not their current home.

With the housing market making a resurgence after a tumultuous 2020, the UK has since experienced rapid growth thanks to thousands of homeowners looking to relocate to a different part of the country.

Within each region, the study breaks down the stats by local authority, including statistics on net internal migration, property transactions, loyal homeowners, dwellings that have changed hands and house prices.

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