Property ValuMiner: Undervalued London

Use the charts below to search for undervalued property in and around the London area.

These charts plot distance from London on the X axis against average property price on the Y axis.

In general, as you get closer to Central London, prices increase exponentially. So at the top you have areas like Brompton (SW7) with sky-high prices and buyers with very deep pockets. Then prices drop rapidly as you move further out.

So how do you find the pockets of value?

In the charts below, check out the dots that are close to London, and have lower prices than the other dots. These areas could be up and coming areas on the verge of gentrification. Examples are Stockwell (SW9) and Beckton (E6).

Property Prices - Central London

The chart below shows average prices in areas that are up to 25 miles from Central London. This area is roughly that which is inside of the M25 orbital motorway. The rental market is very active in areas where people can get into Central London in less than an hour.

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Property Prices - London Commuter Belt

The chart below shows average prices in areas that are between 25 and 100 miles from from Central London. These areas comprise commuter towns and areas that suit commuters who need to get to London once or twice a week.

This chart shows the wide variation in prices between places that are pretty much the same distance from London. For example, prices in Colchester (CO2) are roughly half of those in Cambridge (CB1). Yet both places have regular train services to London that take around an hour.

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