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Recent data released by Zoopla has shown that 2020 has started in supreme fashion for the property market; with buyer demand up 26% when compared to the same period in 2018 and 2019. With such an influx of buyers, those thinking of selling their property have timed it well.
Hometrack, the data research arm of Zoopla, have demonstrated just how much of an effect the general election and the promise of political stability have had on the property market; with demand increasing by over a quarter and house price growth across the major UK cities also hitting nearly 4%, the highest in two years.
Now that we are in 2020, looking back at the previous decade can help to shine a light on what we are to expect next in the property market. New research from Proportunity – a new equity loan startup firm – has shone a light on which properties have increased the most in value from 2010 to 2020.
Stockport has risen 23 places in this year’s Sustainable Growth Index, compiled by business advisory firm Grant Thornton, placing the borough in the top 30% of UK local authorities.
While the league table’s top places were dominated by areas in the South of England, Stockport was one of only four authorities in the North West to score above the national average, alongside Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, and Trafford. Cambridge, Westminster and Camden were the authorities at the top of the Sustainable Growth Index.