Flat Prices in W12 Creep Up to All Time High

But overall average slides from 2013 high

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The average price of a flat in Shepherd's Bush has crept up to reach an all time high of £380,300.

Figures from the Land Registry show that in the last quarter of 2013, the average price rose by a small .3% over the previous quarter.

Over the year, this represented a rise of 10.2% and 21.3% over the last three years.

The overall average property price, by contrast, fell sharply from the previous previous three months, when the price spiked by 17.6% to reach £606,076. This time round it dropped by 13.1% to £526,828.

Over the year however, this was still a rise of 6.2% and 23.6% over three years.

While flats showed a clear upward trend between October and December, the picture for houses was more mixed.

At the top of the market, detached houses showed a rise of 28.9% to £947,500 but only two changed hands during the period.

The average price of semi-detached houses on the other hand dropped from £1,165,000 to £826,667 - a fall of 29% from the previous quarter, but still up 33% over the year.

Terraced houses in Shepherd's Bush also slipped from £1,012,432 to £866,152, a fall of 14.4%. Again however, it was still up on the same period in the previous year, though this time by a smaller 3.9%.

No homes in Shepherd's Bush sold for over £2 million in this quarter - the most expensive property during was on Hartswood Road, with a price tag of £1,900,000.

The December data from Land Registry's House Price Index shows that London remains the best performing property market in England and Wales. The average price of a home in the capital rose by 11.2% over the year to £403,972.

For the country as a whole prices rose by 4.4% which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £167,353. Repossession volumes decreased by 28 per cent in July 2013 to 1,187 compared with 1,645 in July 2012.

The most up-to-date figures available show that during October 2013 the number of completed house sales in England & Wales increased by 21 per cent to 71,929 compared with 59,213 in October 2012. The number of properties sold in England and Wales for over £1 million in October 2013 increased by 40 per cent to 913 from 651 in October 2012.

The numbers below are subject to revision as is it usual that some properties are added late to the Land Registry's database.

Shepherd's Bush Property Prices (October - December 2013)
Area Detached Sales Semi-detached Sales Terraced Sales Flat/
mais
Sales Overall Ave Overall Sales
W12 0 295000 1 647500 4 666938 12 326018 11 516945 28
W12 7 1600000 1 - - 696667 3 275997 17 399140 21
W12 8 - - 885000 1 1304250 4 443435 33 545668 38
W12 9 - - 991250 4 993556 9 390542 28 581516 41
Total 947500 2 826667 9 866152 28 380300 89 526828 128
Change over quarter 28.9% 100.0% -29.0% 28.6% -14.4% -50.0% 0.3% -24.6% -13.1% -29.7%
Change over year 33.0% 200.0% 3.9% 3.7% 10.2% 41.3% 6.2% 37.6%
Change over three years -7.2% 200.0% 55.1% -15.2% 21.3% 74.5% 23.6% 47.1%
Change over five years 23.6% -
Change over ten years 84.2% -

 

Shepherd's Bush Property Prices (July - September 2013)
Area Detached Sales Semi-
detached
Sales Terraced Sales Flat/
mais
Sales Overall
Ave
Overall Sales
W12 0 0 0 720000 3 671500 16 382553 18 534864 37
W12 7 0 0 0 0 1024286 7 271820 11 564446 18
W12 8 0 0 0 0 1253077 13 384092 42 589488 55
W12 9 735000 1 1498750 4 1124609 20 401911 46 671973 71
Total 735000 1 1165000 7 1012432 56 378981 118 606076 182
Change over quarter 19.9% 0.0% 19.4% 69.7% 4.3% 26.9% 17.6% 36.8%
Change over year -18.2% 75.0% 43.7% 0.0% 15.5% 66.2% 16.0% 38.9%
Change over three years -0.7% 40.0% 62.2% 27.3% 20.3% 122.6% 23.6% 78.4%
Change over five years 48.6% -
Change over ten years 104.4% -

 

Source: Land Registry

February 16, 2014