Property observatory: property search trends in the world January 2018

Global trends

  • 48.96 % of places have risen in the rankings
  • 50.87 % of places have fallen in the rankings
  • 0.17 % 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 December 2017 and January 2018. 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
Ascoli Piceno, Italy 3,726.55 % 113 261 São Vicente, Portugal -49.04 % 186 -73
Vila Verde, Portugal 977.12 % 115 148 Meurthe-et-Moselle, France -25.96 % 210 -60
Dodekanisos, Greece 317.22 % 215 88 Haute-Loire, France -41.73 % 138 -51
Savona, Italy 208.89 % 173 55 Irakleio, Greece -7.46 % 208 -37
Arganil, Portugal 171.57 % 178 46 Grosseto, Italy -13.76 % 136 -35
Chalkidiki, Greece 189.72 % 161 44 Maine-et-Loire, France -10.48 % 125 -32
Albacete, Spain 250.59 % 86 41 Massa, Italy -8.77 % 154 -31
Pisa, Italy 229.84 % 81 35 Fundão, Portugal 5.94 % 198 -28
Bombarral, Portugal 139.02 % 158 35 Ardennes, France 7.57 % 163 -25
Estremoz, Portugal 141.19 % 212 34 Bas-Rhin, France 17.47 % 171 -22

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) 0.95 % 1 1 0 0 605,004 €
Torrevieja 0.84 % 2 -1 0 1 175,130 €
Bergerac 0.52 % 3 0 0 1 344,826 €
Dénia 0.50 % 4 7 9 8 409,940 €
Sarlat-la-Canéda 0.49 % 5 -1 -1 1 454,097 €
Lagos 0.45 % 6 0 0 10 667,477 €
Uzès 0.43 % 7 -2 1 1 630,059 €
Faro (São Pedro) 0.42 % 8 7 -1 42 430,420 €
Carcassonne 0.41 % 9 0 0 -2 608,615 €
Loulé (São Clemente) 0.39 % 10 -3 1 23 970,899 €

The most used languages

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 54.67 % 1 0 0 0 529,255 €
English 26.38 % 2 0 0 0 542,343 €
Nederlands 3.69 % 3 0 0 2 547,893 €
Deutsch 3.28 % 4 0 1 -1 548,943 €
Español 3.18 % 5 1 2 2 550,084 €
Português 3.04 % 6 -1 -2 0 548,892 €
Italiano 2.68 % 7 0 -1 -3 549,158 €
Polski 1.13 % 8 0 0 0 549,365 €
Română 0.57 % 9 0 1 0 549,289 €
Svenska 0.40 % 10 0 -1 0 549,592 €

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 65.79 % 1 0 0 0 444,281 €
Portugal 17.23 % 2 0 0 0 646,413 €
Spain 12.16 % 3 0 0 0 660,412 €
Italy 3.53 % 4 0 0 0 689,760 €
Greece 1.00 % 5 0 0 0 549,430 €
Morocco 0.10 % 6 0 0 N/C 1,558,082 €
Israel 0.07 % 7 0 0 -1 1,162,544 €
Albania 0.06 % 8 1 0 3 64,543 €
Tunisia 0.05 % 9 -1 0 29 181,133 €

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