House Hunting 2019 in Leeds

13/02/2019

House Hunting in Leeds has started

Opening Weekend

Saturday 19th January - Unipol's official opening day of House Hunting in 2019 - saw students undertake 13,600 searches and view 87,581 adverts.  This was considerably higher than 2018 where 9,034 searches took place and 47,595 adverts were viewed.  A record number of requests for viewings through the website was seen with 1,273 sent compared to 770 in 2018.

Students continued to search the website in large numbers on Sunday with 5,332 searches and 36,854 adverts viewed.  Again this was higher than 2018 where 4,850 searches took place and 24,985 adverts were viewed.

Looking Forward

Three weeks in and property searches are running slightly up on 2018 (up to 12th January these were 1.8% on the previous year).  Advert views are running considerably up on 2018 at +45%.  Book a viewing requests are also up at 4,241 compared to 3,524 in 2018 as of 31st January 2019.

Unipol expects the website to remain very busy until the end of February with the usual peaks of activity expected in the afternoons and on Wednesdays.  Unipol will be open 9.30 - 4.45pm Monday to Friday. 

Help is available

For any students who want that extra helping hand Unipol has a team of staff to help find that perfect property.  So call in and see us anytime.

We have lots of advice available on viewing properties and signing contracts in our online advice section.  

View our signing video to get a better understand of what's involved in signing a contract.