House price winners and losers West Midlands

Published 18th of January, 2023

West Midlands house price trends graphs and charts twindig anthony codling


The latest data from the Land Registry reveals that the average house price in the West Midlands is currently £256,900.

On average house prices in the West Midlands decreased by 0.1% or £290 over the last month.

Over the last year (last 12 calendar months) average house prices in the West Midlands increased by 12.3% or £28,200.

However, across the West Midlands, there is a significant spread of house prices at the Local Authority level ranging from £145,900 in Stoke-on-Trent to £402,100 in Stratford-on-Avon.


West Midlands average house prices by local authority

We show in the chart below the average house price for every local authority across the West Midlands.

The three most expensive areas for house prices in the West Midlands are:

Stratford-on-Avon where average house prices are £402,100

Malvern Hills, where the average house costs £367,900, and

Warwick where you can buy the average home for £366,800

The three least expensive areas for house prices in the West Midlands are:

Stoke-on-Trent where you can snap up the average home for £145,900

Newcastle-under-Lyme with average house prices of £199,600, and

Wolverhampton where the average house will set you back £203,400

Chart graph showing average house prices across the West Midlands twindig Anthony Codling

West Midlands house price winners last month (percentage)

Across the West Midlands decreased by 0.1% over the last month, however, within the West Midlands not all house prices decreased by the same amount.

Over the last month house prices in the West Midlands increased the most in percentage terms in:

Malvern Hills where average house prices increased by 3.3%,

Rugby where average house prices rose by 2.7%,

Bromsgrove where average house prices were up by 2.5%

The chart below shows the hottest 25 housing markets across the West Midlands where house prices increased the most in percentage terms over the last month. Do you live in the hottest market?

Chart graph house prices percentage increases last month in the West Midlands twindig Anthony Codling

West Midlands absolute house price winners last month

When we look at the absolute (monetary) house price rises across the West Midlands last month, we saw the biggest house price increases in:

Malvern Hills where house prices climbed by £11,840,

Bromsgrove where house prices increased by £8,760,

Rugby where house prices rose by £8,400


Chart graph showing biggest absolute house price increases in the West Midlands last month twindig Anthony Codling

West Midlands relative house price winners last 12 months

House prices have increased significantly over the last 12 months in many areas of the West Midlands. On average across the West Midlands house prices have increased by 12.3%

The biggest house price winners in percentage terms across the West Midlands over the last year are:

Malvern Hills with average house prices up 23.9%,

Herefordshire, County of, which has seen house prices increase by 16.9% over the last twelve months, and

Rugby where house prices have risen, on average, by 15.5%

We show the top 25 housing markets, where house prices have increased the most on a relative (percentage) basis across the West Midlands in the chart below

Chart graph biggest percentage increases in house prices in the West Midlands last 12 months twindig Anthony Codling

West Midlands absolute house price winners last 12 months

Turning to the absolute or monetary increases in house prices across the West Midlands over the last 12 months, on average house prices increased by £28,200. We show the areas where house prices increased the most in the West Midlands below

Malvern Hills which has seen house prices increase by £70,910,

Herefordshire, County of with house prices gains of £46,410,

Lichfield where house prices have risen, on average, by £44,210

We show the West Midlands's top 25 housing markets in terms of absolute house price increases over the last 12 months in the chart below.

Chart graph biggest absolute house price increases in the West Midlands last 12 months twindig Anthony Codling

West Midlands relative house price losers last month

Unfortunately, house prices did not rise in every area of the West Midlands last month. Do you live in one of the underperforming areas? The biggest relative house prices losers last month were:

East Staffordshire where average house prices dropped by 3.1%,

South Staffordshire where average house prices fell by 2.8%,

Tamworth where average house prices were down 1.8%

We show the percentage changes in house prices for each local authority across West Midlands in the chart below

Chart graph house prices percentage decreases last month in the West Midlands twindig Anthony Codling

West Midlands absolute (monetary) house prices losers last month

In monetary terms, house prices in the West Midlands fell or increased the least in:

South Staffordshire which saw house prices fall, on average, by £8,830,

East Staffordshire where average house prices fell by £7,260,

Tamworth where house prices were down £4,430

We show the monetary change in average house prices across each Local Authority across West Midlands in the chart below:

Chart graph showing biggest absolute house price decreases in the West Midlands last month twindig Anthony Codling

West Midlands relative house price losers last year

Whilst the average house prices in the West Midlands increased by 12.3% over the last twelve months, not all areas of the West Midlands performed as well.

At the bottom end of the West Midlands's annual house price table are:

East Staffordshire where house prices have risen by 7.2%,

Wychavon, with average house price inflation of 7.3%, and

Warwick with house price inflation at 7.3%

We show the percentage change in house prices over the last twelve months across every Local Authority in the South East in the chart below

Chart graph biggest percentage decreases in house prices in the West Midlands last 12 months twindig Anthony Codling

West Midlands absolute house prices losers last 12 months

Finally turning to the monetary or cash changes to house prices in the West Midlands over the last year. Average house prices across the West Midlands increased by £28,200, but not all areas of the West Midlands performed as well. The areas which saw the worst house price performance in the West Midlands over the last year were:

Stoke-on-Trent which has seen house prices up by £14,890,

East Staffordshire with house prices rise of £15,280,

Staffordshire Moorlands where house prices have increased, on average, by £19,420

We show in the chart below the areas of the West Midlands with the worst absolute house price performance over the last 12 months.

Chart graph biggest absolute house price decreases in the West Midlands last 12 months twindig Anthony Codling

Anthony Codling
CEO, Twindig

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