The place to buy is Birmingham

The Mail quoted estate agents tipping Birmingham as a likely top performer in property over the next year.

The last major pieces of city centre redevelopment are happening, including the second largest John Lewis store in the country above New Street station, and 2-bed city centre flats are still available for under £250,000. By London standards that seems absurdly cheap. Birmingham’s population is 1.1 million and growing with a surprisingly low average age of 35.