Property Prices - Has your town grown the most since the credit crunch?

publication date: Jul 11, 2016
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author/source: Kate Faulkner, Property Expert and Author of Which? Property Books

Property Prices - Has your town grown the most since the credit crunch?

It's the time of the month where I take a look at the property price data for the whole of the UK, here's my market snapshot:-

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Top 5 towns/cities which have growth the most since the credit crunch:-

  1. Cambridge: +59%
  2. London: +57%
  3. Oxford: +36%
  4. Reading: +36%
  5. Brighton & Hove: +30%

Top 5 towns/cities which have the highest current year on year change in price:-

  1. Reading: +19.5%
  2. Cambridge: +16.6%
  3. Milton Keynes: +15.8%
  4. London: +14.5%
  5. Bristol: +12.7%

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Top 5 towns/cities which have seen the highest annual average increase:-

  1. Portsmouth: +9.1%
  2. Cambridge: +8.9%
  3. Manchester: +8.4%
  4. London: +8.3%
  5. Brighton & Hove +8.0

5 worst performing towns/cities during the credit crunch (market low vs market height):-

  1. Norwich: -25.71%
  2. Milton Keynes: -24.06%
  3. Oxford: -22.95%
  4. Portsmouth: - 22.85%
  5. Brighton & Hove: -21.41%

Towns and cities with average property prices below the stamp duty threshold of £125,000:-

  1. Liverpool: £117,429
  2. Nottingham: £122,419
  3. Bradford: £124,891

For more on the price situation around the UK, read:-
Have your property prices been rising faster than we thought?


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