The Best Cities to Buy Property in the North and South


As residents of the British Isles, we’re quite lucky in a way to have such a wide variety of options available when it comes to investing in property. There are many major cities spread around the country and each of which can offer something different.

With this, the choice can be almost too much in some cases and knowing just where to look can be a challenge. So, to make this easier for you, in this post we’ve listed some of the best cities both north and south of the so-called borders to assist you in your buying ventures.

The South


The UK capital is an obvious choice for the south, and if you’ve ever visited, you’ll appreciate just how much there is on offer in this sprawling city. From career options, to entertainment, culture and a variety of flats and houses, you certainly won’t be short of options.


Bristol is another southern city which can offer a great mix of history and modernity. Its maritime past is clear to see with its old shipyard buildings, which more often than not, are now converted into residential properties. The city is also known for its fantastic nightlife, music scene and of course works of graffiti artist Banksy.



Despite being a capital city, Cardiff isn’t particularly huge, yet still offers all the culture amenities and property options you’d expect from one. Moreover, you’re very close to the aforementioned Bristol, and if you want a touch of scenery, the Brecon Beacons are just around the corner as well.

The North



The biggest city in Yorkshire, Leeds is great for those who want to enjoy both city and country living, as you’re never far from the glorious Yorkshire moors. The city itself is also particularly good for young professionals with a range of industries thriving throughout the centre.



Scotland’s capital is another one for history lovers as its chock-full of older converted properties. That’s not to say you can’t get a touch of modernity as the city is also home to a vast amount of tech job prospects, cultural aspects and of course the famous Fringe festival.

It’s fair to say that there’s quite the variety here, so for additional advice and guidance you can look to expert companies like Strutt & Parker for instance. These property specialists can give you extra information on such cities and make your purchases even more straightforward.

So, check out the above and maybe visit some of these fantastic cities to find your next home

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