The combined value of properties listed for the UK’S largest Open House event has reached over £1.3 billion across the UK. Over 5,000 homes across the UK will open their doors for viewings on the 1st and 2nd April.

Buyers in the North of England will have a selection of over 260 open house properties to view via their local estate agents including Bridgfords and Entwistle Green.

Open House, from Countrywide – the UK’s largest property services group – gives people the opportunity to speed up the home buying process by viewing multiple properties in one weekend.

As the UK’s largest single mortgage broker, Countrywide is also offering home buyers exclusive two year 1.14% to 2.64% fixed rate mortgages in association one of the UK’s leading mortgage lenders.* Further Open House event benefits include £100 off legal fees and a 10% discount on surveying fees.**

Sharon Donaldson, Retail Director North England, Countrywide said: ‘It takes an average of 11 viewings in the North West and 13 in the North East before a sale is agreed between a seller and a buyer. If you’re looking for a new house to buy we have over 260 properties available to view across the North of England this weekend – an ideal way to speed up the home buying process. Whether you’re interested in seeing homes in or outside of these regions, you can view all the properties taking part in Open House.’

Over 29,000 viewings took place during the last campaign in September 2016. The Open House event is ideal for people moving to a new area or for first time buyers unsure of what they are looking for.

Viewings to agree a sale Feb 2017

West Midlands – 10

North West – 11

East of England – 12

East Midlands – 12

South West – 12

Wales – 13

North East – 13

South East – 13

Yorkshire and the Humber – 14

Scotland – 14

London – 15

UK – 12

Visit the website for a full list of all the properties participating in the Open House Event.