We don’t go far when we’re on the move

Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - East Kent Property - - MONEY LIVING -

Seven in 10 home movers end up buy­ing a new prop­erty sit­u­ated 20 miles away or less from where they had lived pre­vi­ously, re­search sug­gests.

Con­veyanc­ing ser­vices provider My Home Move looked at where more than 26,000 of its clients across England and Wales had moved to.

Some 70% had cho­sen a new home a dis­tance of 20 miles or less from their old post­code. Even among those who did move fur­ther afield, most still opted to stay within 75 miles of their for­mer home, by mov­ing over the bor­der into the next re­gion, the re­search among those who had been clients be­tween 2011 and 2015 found.

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