Measuring annual property price growth in January 2017, the South East attained annual growth of 8.7%, while the East achieved 9.4% - with both regions beating the 7.3% recorded in London.
Also exceeding the capital’s rate of growth was the South West of England, which saw annual growth of 7.4% in January 2017.
South East England has remained one of the best performing regions for property value increases since Brexit – despite concerns that it would adversely impacted by the vote to leave the European Union.
The South of England, including the South East and the South West, has remained a hotspot for property investors across the world, as they seek to purchase properties offering a balance between both higher capital growth and generous rental returns.
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