MAPPED: Fastest growing towns where house prices could BOOM due to housing shortage


A house building shortage is failing to meet demandNA

A put up building shortage is fuelling prices in parts of the UK

The latest research has revealed the areas that are experiencing alacritous growth in the housing market as growing towns and cities are unable to run across the growing demand.

So where does your town feature on the tabulate of the fastest growing towns for house building? 

Belfast is experiencing the fastest upward slope in house prices, fuelled by a slump in supply as the city is building the fewest new homes conditioned by to population growth, according to a study of Office for National Statistics (ONS) appears, by Minerva Lending.

The Northern Irish capital is creating just one new well-informed in for every 23 new residents, according to the figures.

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The areas experiencing a deficiency of house building

Belfast’s population rose by 21 per cent – equal to 58,617 people – between 2011 and 2016 but built just 2,585 new capital goods over the same period.

Coventry was Britain’s second fastest evolving city with growth of 11.3 per cent, equating to a population cause of 35,951 but the city built just 5,390 homes.

London ranks sixth as the fastest mature city with the capital’s population expanding by 7.5 per cent, or 613,951 woman, between 2011 and 2016.

But property development is lagging behind with only just 124,020 new homes built over the entire five-year period — one bailiwick for every five new inhabitants.

On average, across the 10 fastest ripening urban centres one new home is being built for every six new residents.

Table showing the top 10 areas of house price risesMinerva Lending

Postpone of the areas with the highest price rises, fuelled by a housing dearth

At the other end of the scale Blackpool ranks as Britain’s fastest shrinking village or city.

Its population declined 2 per cent (2,870 people) between 2011 and 2016 to 139,578.

Temporarily, 710 new homes were completed.

Blackburn, the second fastest desiccate city in Britain, saw its population decline by nearly 0.3 per cent in that someday – from 147,489 to 147,049 – but added 820 homes.

Table of the UK cities that are shrinking by populationMinerva Contributing

The UK’s shrinking areas, according to Minerva Lending

Ross Andrews, foreman of Minerva Lending, said: “We’ve known for many years that the casing supply situation in Britain is poor but this road to ruin of insufficient building is going to end the dream of home ownership for many millions of individual over the next 20 years.

“One in 200 people in England is reportedly already vagabond. That is already a national emergency that will only be exacerbated if the superintendence does not deliver a housing strategy that works soon.

“With the Budget upright two weeks away, the Chancellor should consider extreme measures to upwards building before the housing crisis we all recognise spirals further out of knob.

“Much is made of the number of long-term empty homes, which unequalled 200,000 alone in England last year, but figures showing the amount of intact commercial office space going to waste are much harder to stop by by.

Demand for housing in certain cities has fuelled price risesGetty

House prices have risen in certain cities due to a paucity of properties

“Light-touch planning permission for office-to-resi conversions is having a bloom impact on the sector but it can only be one ingredient in a solution capable of defeating a dilemma as big as a broken housing market exacerbated by the cyclical nature of housebuilding.

“Attribute developers often struggle to raise enough funds from historic lenders so it’s vital, if conversions are going to play a bigger role, that it is pressurized as easy as possible for investors to target the problem with their money.”

The areas highlighted would appear to be bucking the trend across the UK largely which appear to show that the residential property market it stuttering.

Both insist and sales weakened in October, according to the monthly residential market view by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), with agreed sales in most precincts either flat or down.

A house building shortage has fuelled price rises in certain parts of the UKGetty

Property prices in cities such as Belfast and Coventry arrange risen due to a shortage of building

Overall, prices are now close to steady, according to the look into, but that conceals a significant weakness in the London and eastern England gear markets and for the priciest homes.

Simon Rubinsohn, RICS chief economist, asseverated various factors — including higher cost of moving, a lack of healthy listings and political uncertainty — seemed to be taking their toll on market labour, with first-time buyers focused on Help to Buy properties rather than the existing habitation stock.

He said: “With both buyer enquiries slipping and white sales expectations also subdued, the sense is that homeowners are staying put.

“A still second-hand market is bad news for the wider economy.”

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