Hampshire is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom. The county town of Hampshire is Winchester. Hampshire is one of the most affluent counties in the UK, with an unemployment rate lower than the national average. The county’s economy is obtained from major companies, agriculture, maritime and tourism. Major tourist attractions include seaside resorts, the national parks and the Southampton Boat Show.
Hampshire has been named repeatedly as one of the best places to live in the UK. The county is known for having a low crime rate, high employment rate and relatively good weather making it a popular holiday destination.
Although property prices in Hampshire are considered relatively high, you get much more for your money than in the country’s Capital city which is only an hour and a half away. As an estate agent in Hampshire, you will be dealing with family homes, period/character properties, seaside cottages and flats. You may be helping individuals buy or rent their permanent residence, or simply a seaside/country holiday home. Estate agencies in the county range from small to large independents, corporates and family run businesses.