Brighton & Hove house prices up 335%

New research has revealed the UK property pockets where house prices have soared by 400% in two decades and by 100% in the last decade alone.

The data from lettings and sale agent, Benham and Reeves, shows that London has seen the largest increase in house prices of all UK regions in the last decade, up 83% and a huge 308% since the turn of the Millennium.

The latest Land Registry house price index shows that across the UK property prices are up 43% in the last ten years, although growth this Millennium has already hit 197% despite a huge market correction during the financial crash in 2007.

Over the last decade, Waltham Forest is the borough to have helped drive this price growth within the capital to the largest extent, with prices increasing by 111%. The City of London has also seen one of the largest increases in the last decade up 104%, along with Haringey (99%), Hackney (97%) and Lewisham (94%).

Hammersmith and Fulham have seen the lowest rate of house price growth in the last ten years, with prices up 65%.

Hackney tops the table for price growth since the turn of the Millennium with an increase of 427%, with Waltham Forest again ranking high (415%) along with Newham (388%) and Lewisham (385%).

Over the last 10 years, Cambridge (79%) Hertsmere (79%), Three Rivers (77%), Bristol (77%) and Slough (76%) have topped the table for house price growth outside of London.

Manchester (355%), Thanet (347%), Thurrock (342%), Brighton and Hove (335%) and Southend (334%) have seen the largest increases in the last 20 years.

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