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Don’t miss the New Year surge

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Between Christmas Day 2015 and the first working day of 2016, Rightmove received a 195% increase in traffic. That’s a huge surge of people viewing properties during the Christmas holidays. Furthermore, of the 10 busiest weeks of the year as recorded by Rightmove, six were in January and February.


Chestertons is the only estate agent in Gibraltar that publishes 100% of its ‘for sale’ properties on Rightmove Overseas, which is by far and away, the UK’s largest property portal. At the time of writing, Chestertons has some 150 Gibraltar properties on Rightmove Overseas, approximately 70 more Gibraltar properties than our nearest competitor. 


With January seeing a huge uplift in property search activity, vendors seeking to secure a buyer early in the year are best advised to instruct Chestertons before the Christmas break. List with us and your property will be on Rightmove Overseas.  Guaranteed.


If you are thinking of selling your property in 2017, don’t leave it too late. Contact us today on +350 200 40041 or info@chestertons.gi.


Fortunately, we have longer Christmas and New Year opening hours than any other estate agent in Gibraltar, so if you do not have time before Christmas, contact us before the new year. Our opening hours are:


  • Mon 19 – Fri 23 Dec:  9am – 6pm
  • Sat 24 Dec:  Closed
  • Sun 25 Dec:  Closed
  • Mon 26 – Fri 30 Dec:  10am – 4pm
  • Sat 31 Dec:  Closed
  • Sun 1 Jan:  Closed
  • Mon 2 Jan:  10am – 5pm
  • From Tues 3 Jan:  9am – 6pm

The graph below shows the Rightmove traffic in January and February in 2016

Contributed by Mike Nicholls