The Kent towns everyone wants to move to


Rising house prices are one of the simplest indicators of an area’s increasing popularity.

According to the most recent data by Rightmove, a number of towns and villages across Kent have seen big fluctuations in average property prices in recent years.

The new figures show how much Kent homes were worth in March 2017 compared with 2020.

During this time, average house prices have increased by as much as 18.2 per cent in certain areas.



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Take a look below at the top ten towns in Kent which have seen the biggest percentage increases since 2017…

10. Broadstairs – 13.1%



A 4-bedroom detached house for sale in Broadstairs at £390k

Tenth on the list is the popular town of Broadstairs in Thanet.

With a rise in average property prices of £39,061 over the last three years, it’s on the list of the county’s most up and coming towns.

March 2017 average property price: £298,178

March 2020 average property price: £390,000

9. Herne Bay – 13.3%



A 3-bredroom detached house in Herne Bay for £335k

The average house value in Herne Bay has increased by £34,013.

That’s a 13.3% rise over the last three years.

March 2017 average property price: £255,740

March 2020 average property price: £337,435

8. Ramsgate – 14.2%



A 3-bedroom semi-detached house for sale in Birchington for £215k

The Thanet town has seen prices rise £34,830 during a three-year period.

A 14.2% increase from 2017 to 2020.

March 2017 average property price: £245,288

March 2020 average property price: £212,454

7. Birchington – 14.5%



A 3-bedroom semi-detached house for sale in birchington for £349,995

The average house value in Birchington has increased by £28,816 since 2017.

With a new average property costing £348,332 this is one of the pricier areas on our list.

March 2017 average property price: £198,733

March 2020 average property price: £348,332

6. Whitstable – 14.6%



A 4-bedroom detached house for sale in Whitstable for £450k

The average house value in Whitstable has increased by £48,212 since 2017.

March 2017 average property price: £330,223

March 2020 average property price:…



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