Birmingham property boom revealed as house prices skyrocket

Birmingham is experiencing a property boom - as house prices are rising at three times the national average rate.

New data from HM Land Registry shows that the price of an average house in our area was £188,254 at the start of this year.

That’s a 5.8 per cent rise compared to the same time in 2018, when the figure stood at £177,993 - meaning the average homeowner will have gained £10,261 over the period.

In the West Midlands as a whole, the value of detached houses...
source: Birmingham Mail

2019-03-21 08:47
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