|Brentford Property Sales - October 2010|
Prices up slightly but number of transactions remains low
Sales report so far for the final quarter of 2010 show that the average price in TW8 was £285,738. This is slightly above the levels seen in the previous three months but volumes remain low.
According to the Land Registry London property prices are up by 6.8% in November compared to last year. This is the slowest annual rise in 2010 but remains the highest level in the country.
This brings the average property price to £341,009, in comparison to the figure for England and Wales, which is £164,773.
For the country as a whole November's data shows a fall of 0.6%. This is the third consecutive month in which prices have fallen. The annual house price growth rate has continued to decline for the sixth month in a row, with an increase of 2.2%. This is the smallest growth seen in 12 months.
Nationwide's House Price index for December which is based on offer prices rather than actual sales like the Land Registry did show an increase.
Martin Gahbauer, Nationwide's Chief Economist, said, "When house prices are trending down only modestly rather than decisively – as has been the case in recent
He added, "London and the South East saw particularly large price gains during this period (2010), as the scarcity of property was most acute in these regions. London will also have benefited from the strong recovery in the financial sector, which is an important driver of buyer confidence and housing demand in the capital."
The latest reported sales are given in the table below.
Where do I live? Brentford TW8 postcodes are divided into three sectors, TW8 0xx, TW8 8xx and TW8 9xx. Broadly speaking, TW8 0xx covers areas east of Boston Manor Road, TW8 8xx goes west of Boston Manor Road, whilst TW8 9xx covers the areas to the north of the A4.
Brentford Property Prices - October 2010
April 20, 2011