Category: Birmingham

All the latest news and updates from the Birmingham property market, from house prices to investment trends and rental market changes.

Kaylene Isherwood

Birmingham city centre seeing boom in build-to-rent sector

In Birmingham, 2,000 purpose-built privately rented properties are currently under construction to keep up with the growing demand, especially from students and young professionals. Birmingham is a growing city with a thriving rental market. An

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Kaylene Isherwood

West Midlands has seen a rise in employment rates and house prices 

A recent analysis shows there’s a clear link between areas with strong employment growth and house price rises. An article by The Times looked at a study by estate agency Hamptons International, which revealed the West Midlands’ economic and employment boom has positively impacted the region’s property

build-to-rent Birmingham map of west Midlands
Kaylene Isherwood

West Midlands boasts strongest regional rental growth

Rent in the West Midlands has increased by 4% across the past year from April 2018 to April 2019. Your Move recently released data showing the rental market in England and Wales continues to grow steadily. And during April, average rents increased to £861 per month, which is a

buy-to-let location
Kaylene Isherwood

What UK cities have the most green space?

Despite having industrial backgrounds, Birmingham and Manchester are in the top-5 of the leafiest cities in the UK.  Telegraph Property used data from Ordnance Survey and Savills to find out the number of gardens, parks, play areas, and other green public spaces in UK

Smart home interface
Kaylene Isherwood

Residents in Birmingham and Leeds use smart home technology the most

Based on residents’ ownership of smart technology, Birmingham and Leeds are the “smartest” home technology locations in the UK.  Online smartphone retailer e2save revealed research on people’s perceptions of the newest smart home items. The retailer uncovered where residents

Homes England offers loan for development of derelict Birmingham site 
Kaylene Isherwood

Homes England offers loan for development of derelict Birmingham site 

A £7.45m loan from Homes England is set to support the development of the first 1,150 homes at Port Loop in Birmingham.  The scheme at Port Loop will provide a mix of homes, including modular, factory built, and traditionally constructed houses,


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