The map above shows the percentage change in house prices in 2015 compared to 2007 for England & Wales. 2007 was picked as the starting point because it was the year before the housing bubble “popped.”
As you can see on a regional level (map on the left), prices in most of areas of the UK have increased from their pre-2007 levels, especially in and around London, where it seemed like the bubble never really popped, just stopped inflating for a year or two.
However, if you break the map down by postcodes (map on the right) you can see this simple pictures hides a huge divergence of outcomes. In central London prices have appreciated much more than 40%, whereas in some northern postcodes prices have fallen by as much.
You can really drill down into the data on http://house.briskat.com/ , where you’ll find a fully interactive map with data going back to 1995, find out trends for your postcode and even breakdown by tenancy type, housing type etc.
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