Property observatory: property search trends in the world December 2016

Global trends

  • 59.39 % of places have risen in the rankings
  • 39.27 % of places have fallen in the rankings
  • 1.34 % of places have remained at the same position in the rankings

Top 10 climbers and fallers

This table shows the regions with the strongest search variations between November 2016 and December 2016. Only the localities having more than 3000 visits in the month have been taken into account.

Top ten risers % Variation of Visits Position in the ranking Change of position in the ranking Top 10 fallers % Variation of Visits Position in the ranking Change of position in the ranking
Lagoa (Azores), Portugal 357.68 % 124 119 Somme, France -41.82 % 128 -18
Mafra, Portugal 84.82 % 120 44 Corse-du-Sud, France -38.75 % 123 -16
Cádiz, Spain 54.99 % 135 40 Thessaloniki, Greece -36.43 % 130 -15
Grosseto, Italy 50.16 % 112 32 Manche, France -43.90 % 35 -15
Setubal, Portugal 40.76 % 125 24 Hautes-Alpes, France -32.95 % 137 -14
Horta, Portugal 29.75 % 146 23 Doubs, France -38.07 % 100 -14
Cadaval, Portugal 24.05 % 103 17 Calheta, Portugal -44.46 % 94 -14
Florence, Italy 14.89 % 118 17 Jura, France -36.49 % 87 -14
Nazaré, Portugal 15.47 % 106 16 Cantal, France -39.41 % 77 -14
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal 18.84 % 132 16 Attiki, Greece -27.86 % 143 -13

The most visited towns

City % of searches by town Position in the ranking Change of position in the monthly ranking Change of position in the quarterly ranking Change of position in the annual ranking Average price Property of the month
Albufeira (Olhos de Água) 0.74 % 1 N/C N/C N/C 508,960 €
Bergerac 0.62 % 2 N/C N/C N/C 290,918 €
Torrevieja 0.53 % 3 N/C N/C N/C 195,171 €
Uzès 0.42 % 4 N/C N/C N/C 662,870 €
Sarlat-la-Canéda 0.41 % 5 N/C N/C N/C 434,469 €
Alicante 0.38 % 6 N/C N/C N/C 200,712 €
Carcassonne 0.36 % 7 N/C N/C N/C 510,861 €
Nice 0.31 % 8 N/C N/C N/C 762,810 €
Dénia 0.30 % 9 N/C N/C N/C 357,299 €
Cascais e Estoril 0.28 % 10 N/C N/C N/C 1,406,194 €

Most visited countries

Country % of searches by country Position in the ranking Change of position in the monthly ranking Change of position in the quarterly ranking Change of position in the annual ranking Average price Property of the month
France 74.31 % 1 0 0 0 359,106 €
Portugal 11.78 % 2 0 0 0 651,802 €
Spain 9.90 % 3 0 0 0 558,062 €
Italy 2.62 % 4 0 1 0 398,414 €
Greece 1.29 % 5 0 -1 0 459,626 €
Israel 0.10 % 6 0 0 50 716,925 €

Languages most visited

Language % of searches by language Position in the ranking Change of position in the monthly ranking Change of position in the quarterly ranking Change of position in the annual ranking Average price Property of the month
French 51.00 % 1 0 0 0 868,864 € N/C
English 31.03 % 2 0 0 0 914,602 € N/C
German 3.30 % 3 1 1 2 900,185 € N/C
Portuguese 3.17 % 4 -1 1 0 916,660 € N/C
Dutch 3.02 % 5 0 -2 -2 946,878 € N/C
Italian 2.97 % 6 0 0 0 914,521 € N/C
Spanish 2.41 % 7 0 0 0 916,327 € N/C
Polish 1.08 % 8 0 0 0 918,933 € N/C
Rumanian 0.56 % 9 0 0 0 902,834 € N/C
Swedish 0.39 % 10 0 0 0 916,834 € N/C

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