Southend leads the housing market in 2012?

Southend leads the way in UK house prices rise for 2012New figures, from the UK’s largest mortgage lender, the Halifax, show that houses in Southend experienced the largest rise in 2012. Whilst property prices in England and Wales rose by a modest 1%, the town in Essex saw prices rise by a whopping 14.8% over the past 12 months. The average house price in Southend is now £198,418 according to the Halifax, nearly £40,000 above the national average. The figures from the Halifax confirm what many housing experts have ...