The district of Sedgemoor has seen house enquires drop by 45 per cent in the past twelve months.
A study carried out by We Buy Any Home has identified the area as having Somerset’s top ranking decrease in house sales during the same period.
Sedgemoor sits behind the Ribble Valley, South Hams and Gedling on the list of districts with decreasing demand.
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This means the area has seen the fourth highest drop in house sales over the last twelve months.
The survey concluded that overall, Somerset had seen a 6.61 per cent decrease in house enquires since last year.
This is despite some districts such as North Somerset seeing a staggering 60 per cent increase and Mendip a rise of 18 per cent.
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The most common factor for selling homes was the need to upsize, alongside retirement. Both these factors were responsible for over 22 per cent of house sales.
These two reasons were closely followed by selling second homes, downsizing and relocating as other factors for house sales.