Zoopla Cities House Price Index December 19

Bounce in buyer demand

This month’s Zoopla Cities House Price Index report, powered by Hometrack, sees UK city house price growth hit a two-year high of +3.9%. Even more compelling is that buyer demand for the first four weeks of the year stands at +26%, beating the equivalent in both 2018 and 2019. 

But how does this resurgence in market confidence translate at a city level? Download the full report to get the expertise you need for your area.


UK city house price growth 3.9 % 2019 UK city house price
London house price growth 1.9 % The annual rate of price inflation

Report highlights

Edinburgh has raced to the top of this month’s Cities Index, seeing +6.1% price growth year-on-year. Nottingham – our top tip for the biggest increases in 2020 – is hot on its heels at +5.2%. Fellow Midlands city Leicester completes the top three, with growth of 4.7%.   

Southern UK cities dominate the other end of the scale. Growth in Bournemouth, Southampton and Oxford is sluggish and continues to be constrained by affordability. Aberdeen – while still at the bottom of the table with a decline of -3.1% – is showing early signs of increasing buyer demand.

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Zoopla Cities House Price Index December 19

Bounce in buyer demand

This month’s Zoopla Cities House Price Index report, powered by Hometrack, sees UK city house price growth hit a two-year high of +3.9%. Even more compelling is that buyer demand for the first four weeks of the year stands at +26%, beating the equivalent in both 2018 and 2019. 

But how does this resurgence in market confidence translate at a city level? Download the full report to get the expertise you need for your area.

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