May 2017 Survey

Total respondants: 1444


1. If money was no object which one of these types of property would you choose to live in?*

650
A beachfront house
454
A countryside mansion
233
A barn conversion
105
A city centre apartment

2. If you had the opportunity to own a holiday home in another country where would you choose to buy?*

733
United Kingdom
68
United States of America
52
France
46
Spain
44
Italy
31
Portugal
31
Spain - Canary Islands
30
Australia
24
Greece
20
Barbados
181
I wouldn't buy abroad

3. If you had the opportunity to move permanently abroad where would you choose to move to?*

163
United States of America
153
Australia
96
Spain
76
New Zealand
67
Canada
55
France
44
Italy
41
Spain - Canary Islands
38
Greece
30
Portugal
403
I would stay in the UK

4. Which of these cities would you prefer to live in?*

253
London
217
Sydney
180
New York
163
Edinburgh
161
San Francisco
115
Auckland
105
Rome
81
Cardiff
74
Paris
63
Dublin

5. If you won £10m on the lottery what's the first thing you would do with the money?*

437
Buy a new house in the UK
294
Go on holiday
283
Give some to family & friends
186
Pay off debts
89
Buy a house abroad
68
Invest it
48
Buy a car
31
Give some to charity
7
Buy a boat

6. Where in the UK do you live?*

103
England - Greater London
66
England - Lancashire
62
England - West Midlands
61
England - West Yorkshire
60
England - Greater Manchester
52
England - Hampshire
50
England - Essex
49
England - Cheshire
48
England - Kent
45
England - Devon

7. If you could renovate one area in your current home which room would you choose?*

460
Kitchen
281
Bathroom
216
Lounge
207
A bedroom
188
The garden
38
Garage
28
Dining room
25
Home office

8. What is the one item from this list you couldn't live without in your home?*

299
Bed
212
Computer
209
Smart phone
188
Laptop
186
TV
115
I could live without all of these things
101
Oven
57
Tablet
27
Vacuum cleaner
26
Radio

9. What do you feel about the government's policies in filling the housing shortfall?*

631
I don't feel they go far enough
522
I don't know enough about them
230
I think they are starting to address the housing shortfall
60
I don't care

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