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Hove crowned England and Wales most sought after postcode

The Hove BN3 postcode has been awarded the accolade of, most sought-after postcode in England and Wales, for home buyers aged between 25 and 44.

The research conducted by Lloyds Bank revealed that for the third year in a row Hove has come top of the annual ranking. We’re sure the weekend’s premiership promotion for the towns’ beloved football team ‘The Seagulls’ will only further increase the spotlight being thrown on this urban other half of The City of Brighton & Hove. Brighton actually came 7th in the list of 20 destinations across the Country.

Hove property pricesA representative from Lloyd’s Bank told the BBC “Hove’s seaside location and good sized homes made it popular for families, while Brighton’s buzzing nightlife and thriving cultural and arts scene helped make it a year-round City on the sea.

If you’re lucky enough to own property in one of the properties listed in the top 20 most desirable areas in England and Wales (see list below) you’ll see a tidy £71,158 premium on your home. Research shows that properties in these listed areas reach on average £735,874, 13% higher than the typical property price of surrounding areas.

The complete list of areas with the most property sales to young professionals are:

1. Hove, South East England

2. Wandsworth, Greater London

3. Wimbledon, Greater London

4. Fulham, Greater London

5. Battersea, Greater London

6. Tower Hamlets, Greater London

7. Brighton, South East England

8. Streatham, Greater London

9. Hampstead, Greater London

10. Putney, Greater London

11. Tooting, Greater London

12. Ealing, Greater London

13. Hammersmith and Fulham, Greater London

14. Kilburn, Greater London

15. Paddington, Greater London

16. Balham, Greater London

17. Brixton, Greater London

18. Reading, South-East England

19. Chiswick, Greater London

20. Didsbury, North West England.

If you’re currently looking into your mortgage options or want to move closer to the Premiership Football action in Hove, be sure you get the best deal on your mortgage by talking with one of our specialist advisors. For a no obligation chat about your situation call 01273 736536 or contact us on our contact form 


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