As countless stories circulate the media with regards to record-low property stock levels driven by the events of the past eighteen months, vacant property levels are rising – up 2.1% on the previous year alone and now valued at an estimated £200bn.

Research by Barrows and Forrester highlighted government data on the number of vacant dwellings across each area of the property market as well as the average value of these dwellings, to reveal just how much this dormant bricks and mortar is worth in current market conditions.

With 665,628 vacant dwellings, England is home to by far the highest total value, worth an estimated £190bn in the current market.

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