The Homeowner Survey 2017

Online Publication of our Homeowners Survey for 2017

Read online, print, share, or download from the survey.

Every year we undertake a nationwide survey to find out how people feel about their most obsessed about possession – our homes. Our Homeowner Survey 2017, polled by YouGov, gives a state of the nation report on the biggest concerns and latest trends affecting homeowners and those aspiring to own.

We recommend reading the report using our online publication, where you can download and share the full document or individual pages as high quality pdfs. If you’d rather, you can download the Homeowners Survey 2017 pdf.
pictogram describing key elements of the homeowners survey 2017

House hunters get Brexit jittershomeowner survey 2017

More than 1 million UK adults say that the Brexit vote was behind their decision to put off plans to move this year.

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More than 250000 aspiring first time buyers give up on dream of homeownershipOver 250,000 have given up on the dream of homeownership

For the first time in five years, the number of people who aspire to own their home has dropped with over 250,000 giving up on the dream of homeownership.  We take a look at the main UK housing concerns in 2017.   Read more


Homeowners in the dark over new build home warranties

Homebuyers in the dark over new build warranties that do not deliver on consumer expectations

The survey demonstrates there is a clear mismatch between consumer expectation and reality. Nearly half (46%) of owners of a new build property bought in the last 10 years, expect their new build warranty to cover minor snagging issues when in reality their warranties cover issues that relate to or affect the structure of the home.  Read more