First-time buyers showing more interest in seaside towns
September 04, 2020 - Bournemouth
There’s been a 15% rise in mortgage enquiries from first time buyers who are looking to move to seaside towns post-lockdown, data from online broker Mojo Mortgages has found.
Based on an analysis of Instagram hashtags, Brighton is the most popular location to live in, followed by Plymouth and Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Scarborough and Blackpool.
After the lockdown period there’s been talk of city dwellers looking to move to rural locations after being stuck inside.
Photo: St Ives, Cornwall, England
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