The housing market is booming and has been ever since the start of the pandemic in 2020.
And he has found that Four Oaks is one of the county’s most desirable suburbs to live in.
The average house price in Four Oaks is £589,764 - it has risen by 76% since 2012.
Another attraction is the 2,000 acre nature reserve Sutton Park which has several lakes, areas of woodland, heathland and wetland where wild Exmoor ponies roam.
The Blackroot Bistro (which sits inside the park) was listed as an amenity in Cook’s reasoning as well as the activities such as sailing, canoeing, fishing and cycling which are all possible in the park.
Cook states that families tend to desire the Four Oaks residential estate at the north-east of Sutton Park as it is close to Arthur Terry High School and Sixth Form.
The last amenity that Cook praised was the Sutton Coldfield Town centre where residents enjoy a vibrant nightlife, a busy highstreet and many top notch restaurants.
The research didn’t just focus on the luxury side of the housing market - Cook also took a look at the up and coming alternative for house buyers with a smaller budget.
Harbone was listed at number three - behind Horfield in Bristol and Withdean in Brighton and Hove.
The average house price has grown by 66% since 2012.
Making the average house price in 2022 around £363,114.
Cook told the Telegraph that Harborne is better value for money than neighbouring Edgbaston.
He believes that it is the best area for academics at the university and medical professionals at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Houses in the area are usually either semi-detached properties or Victorian terraces.
Cook lists the shopping street in Harborne as one of the reasons it made the list alongside the popular pub The New Inn.
He argues that the most desirable properties are located on Moor Pool which is known for large homes, a bowling green and a tennis court.
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