Reading property: How long it takes to sell a house in every neighbourhood

Selling your house can be a hugely stressful and daunting time, especially if you live in area where the market is particularly dry.

Different postcodes in Reading sell at varying speeds – but how long would it take to sell a house where you live?

We used Property Solvers postcode calculator to figure out the average time it takes to sell a house in Reading postcodes.

The calculations take into account the average time that it took people to sell their properties from the first day it appeared on Rightmove, until the moment it was officially declared as sold by the Land Registry.

Even if you’re not looking at selling a home yet – maybe you’re just thinking of buying – it’s definitely still handy to keep these things in mind.

On average, every area in Reading takes more than 100 days to sell.

Central Reading postcodes appear to take the longest out of anywhere in the borough. Houses in the RG1 postcode take an average of 158 days to sell. This includes the town centre, Newtown and Katesgrove.

People living in Thatcham may be disappointed to hear that house sales in the area take the second-longest in the borough. On average, houses in the historic market town take 148 days to sell.

On the other end of the spectrum, RG2 and RG3 postcodes generally sell the fastest. This includes areas close to the Madejski Stadium, Whitley, Shinfield, Arborfield, Caversham, Sonning and many more nearby neighbourhoods.

Take a look at the figures for your neighbourhood below.

Here’s how long it takes to sell a house in each Reading postcode.

These figures are based on the average time taken.

  • RG1- 158 days
  • RG2 – 109 days
  • RG3 – 109 days
  • RG4 – 120 days
  • RG5 -134 days
  • RG6- 127 days
  • RG7 – 114 days
  • RG8 – 111 days
  • RG9 – 118 days
  • RG10 – 119 days
  • RG11 – 119 days
  • RG18 – 125 days
  • RG19 – 148 days
  • RG30 – 128 days
  • RG31 – 131 days

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