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January things to do on the Isle of Wight 2024 Guide

 

Here is your top guide on things to do this winter/spring on the Isle of wight. Beat the Christmas blues by taking advantage of the island’s stunning nature, beaches and heritage. This time of year there is also plenty to do for great value perfect for families!

Due to the cost-of-living crisis people this winter are struggling to spend large amounts on electricity and gas bills in their own homes, especially with the drop in temperature in the last month! Here are some simple tips which could help you save money and trim your bills.

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Overview
  • In October 2023 house prices increased by 1.2%
  • House price inflation at -1.1% compared to +9.6% over the last year
  • Transactions down 23% compared to 2022
  • First-time buyers and cash buyers make 2 in 3 sales in 2023
  • Modest price falls and mortgage rates near 5% make housing expensive as lower buying power
  • It’s likely to see up to 3% drop in house prices during 2024, with rising incomes supporting values
  • 2024 is likely to stick around the 1m completed sales rate.
  • 80% of the housing market recording year-on-year falls
  • 4 in 5 housing markets are registering small annual price falls
  • Regulation of mortgage lending has built market resilience to higher mortgage rates although household buying power remains lower

 

This month is all about reflecting on 2023, along with forecasting for 2024. We have seen house price falls have been modest in comparison to what mainstream media had people believe, and overall performed well considering the cost-of-living crisis. Especially considering a 20% reduction on buying power. The biggest hit has been on completions, with it looking to be around the 1m mark by end of year.

Mortgage rates are dropping which will support a better market, however, its likely we won’t see the results of this for a few months yet.

 

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