UK house prices have grown faster in the North West of England than anywhere else in the country. UK property prices have surged by 5.6% in the region over the last 12 months. Such figures are in stark contrast to London. UK property prices in the capital dropped by 0.7% during that period.
Regarding UK house prices, the North West is streets ahead of its regional contemporaries. UK property prices in the South West and the West Midlands grew by 4.4%. Elsewhere, the North East experienced a growth of 2.8%. The London malaise spread out to the further South East region, which only hit a growth rate of 1.8%. The national average growth for UK house prices throughout July 2017 to July 2018 came in at 3.1%.