How Much Does It Cost to Live Near Your Favourite Premier League Football Club?
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How Much Does It Cost to Live Near Your Favourite Premier League Football Club?

For football fans, being able to live near to their team’s home ground is almost as good as going to the match itself. You can soak up the atmosphere, listen to the roar of the crowd, and potentially get a view of all things going on at your club without having to spend a penny. For others though, it can be an area they would rather not live. The noise, the number of people, and perhaps the potential for trouble all steer people in the direction of wanting to sell.

We thought we would take a look at the average house costs per premier league club for the 2022/23 season. Maybe it’ll act as an incentive to buy a property close to the team you love, maybe the price will be a pleasant surprise and incentivise you to think about selling a house.

Our house price data is correct as per government figures that were made available at end of March 2022 and gives you the average house price for the local authority the football club resides within.

We have put the teams in the order they finished in the table at the end of last season with the newly promoted teams at the bottom. Then for a bit of fun, we have put them in a league table of highest increase to lowest. Where does your team fall?

What is the average property price in England?

When the statistics were compiled, the average house price came in at £297,524 with an annual price change of 9.9%.

1.      Manchester City- Etihad Stadium

The current premier league champions boast an array of riches within the club, thanks to them being owned by multi-billionaire sheiks. House prices within the Manchester region have risen 5.5% in the past year with the average property now selling at £216,663 compared to the 2021 average of £205,303.

2.     Liverpool- Anfield

Liverpool enjoyed a run that bought them two trophies last season and three finals, as well as an end of season that took them so close to stealing the title from Manchester City. Perhaps the success of the team has helped drive prices as since 2021 the average house price has jumped by 10.9%. Where you may have got £158,419, you could now sell for £175,728.

3.     Chelsea- Stamford Bridge

Chelsea has always been seen as an exclusive area and before the recent buy out the football club were owned by multi-billionaire Roman Abramovich. His drive to help the club succeed bought in lots of cash and likely helped drive house prices too as the area became more sought after.  The borough of Hammersmith and Fulham sees prices quite a way above the UK average with the average house selling for £753,234 this year, up 5% on the 2021 total of £717,193.

4.     Tottenham- Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Spurs quest for a Champions League place was a dramatic affair, unbeaten in 5 games, they only just managed to secure Champions League football Tottenham have always been astute in the transfer market, getting good prices for players they sell as well as buy. In the world of property, it isn’t quite as astute. The increase in the borough of Haringey is only 1.5% on last year making for an average house price of £584,622 compared to 2021s total of £575,885.

5.     Arsenal- The Emirates

Staying in London, the North London rivals of Tottenham and Arsenal were pipped to the post for elite European club football for 2022/23. Much like their fierce rivals though, property prices didn’t alter much and only saw a 2% increase. Current averages in Islington show that people are paying £699,757 for a house compared to £685,818 last year.

6.     Manchester United- Old Trafford

It still seems inconceivable that a once-great team now regularly find themselves competing for the less prominent places in the worlds most famous league. The days of lifting trophies could be returning with a new manager but only time will tell. House prices in Trafford though have seen a better increase than some teams higher up the table. 2022 providing sellers with a 7.8% increase on the prior year. Current average property costs come in at £350,757 compared to £325.265 for 2021.

7.     West Ham- The London Stadium

The Hammers have been consistent performers under David Moyes and European football is becoming a regular thing at the London Stadium. Cheaper than some of the other areas in London, the area of Newham has seen a steady rise of 3.8% on house prices with the 2021 average of £393,936 increasing to £408,856.

8.     Leicester City- The King Power Stadium

A few years ago, Leicester City lit up the premier league with their against the odd title win. Whilst a return to that level of silverware remains unlikely, the team perform well in the league and cup competitions and possess many players in demand. The house prices in Leicester are among the lowest but have seen a sharp increase. £224,800 should secure you a property this year whereas in 2021 you could pay £202,282.

9.     Brighton- The Amex

Brighton surpassed many expectations last season with their performances and will expect to at least match it for the 2022/23 campaign. A seaside town and popular with tourists, Brighton will always be a popular place to live. House prices leapt by the same amount as the final league position for the football club (9%) and resulted in people now paying on average £426,554 compared to £390,845 last year.

10.  Wolves- Molineaux

Wolves head into the new season looking to hold onto some key player although the funds raised could mean a decent return on investment. Much like if you chose to sell your Wolverhampton property right now. In the past year the average house price has increased by 9.9% to £187,396 from £170,468.

11.   Newcastle- St James’ Park

New investment and a new manager saw an incredible turn around for the club last season. Flirting with relegation one moment and then secured topflight football the next, it was, a real rollercoaster ride for fans. House prices continued an upwards trajectory too with the average rising by 9.1% to £187,242.

12.   Crystal Palace- Selhurst Park

The Eagles have started to show some form under the guidance of Patrick Viera and fans will be hoping for improvements next season to keep them flying high. Situated within the borough of Croydon, it is another area that has seen a steady house price rise and of the London clubs so far, it is the highest. 7.5% up on 2021 means you can expect to get around £419,612 for your home.

13.  Brentford- Brentford Community Stadium

Brentford perhaps surprised many by staying up in the Premier League, but the goals of Ivan Toney certainly helped and they will look to maintain this lucrative status again in the new campaign. Keeping true to form with other London boroughs the increases haven’t been as high as other places in the country, and this is thought to be due to the low number of sales across the city. A 1.3% increase means that Hounslow property can expect to fetch around £431,343.

14.  Aston Villa- Villa Park

With Steven Gerrard at the helm, big things are expected at Aston Villa and with time they could well come. The permanent signing of Coutinho is seen as a statement of intent no doubt. Living close to Villa Park is 8% more expensive than it was in 2021, if trophies come next could that increase reach double digits? Selling your home now in Birmingham could next you £221,077.

15.  Southampton- St Mary’s Stadium

Living by the coast is nice for families, couples and just about anybody. Maybe its even better when a football club is added to the mix. Southampton are sure to be hoping to an improvement on last seasons 15th and move up that table as quick as house prices are rising. A 10.7% increase could see you sell for an average of £238.080 in 2022.

16.  Everton- Goodison Park

Unlike their city rivals in red, the toffees had a bit of a struggle last season, flirting with relegation, having a player suspended pending investigation, and another player launching a flare into the crowd. Under the guidance of Frank Lampard, they will be hoping for vast improvements in the 22/23 season.  Despite the lack of on-field success, living near Goodison has seen prices increase with the average for Liverpool itself rising by 10.9% to £175,728.

17.  Leeds United- Elland Road

Much was hoped of with Leeds for the last season. Bielsa the attacking manager, seen by many as a huge global influence on the game just couldn’t get it to work. At times relegation looked imminent. They survived though and those looking to get closer to the team can expect to pay £226,876 for a property, up 8.4% on last year.

18.  Fulham- Craven Cottage

Returning to the premier league in style, Fulham may be touted as early relegation candidates for next season. In the most expensive area on our list, properties in Fulham are the same as Chelsea with £753,234 being the average price of a house currently.

19.  Bournemouth- Vitality Stadium

Returning to the premier league, some may expect the cherries to be a yo-yo club and find themselves bouncing between divisions.  The house prices aren’t doing that though and with a 10.7% increase on last year, could this season in the elite division see them rise even more? £328,953 is now the average so could it be worth cashing in?

20. Nottingham Forest- The City Ground

It is a welcome return to one of Britain’s most famous clubs but the likelihood of them returning to the days of lifting European cups seem long gone. Can they upset the odds and maintain premier league status? If you are looking to sell property near to the ground, you could see a nice return. Prices increased by 11.3% since 2021 giving homeowners that chance to get £343,068 for their home.

Average house prices league table

So, whilst our content above gave you the house prices per team in the positions of the league table. Imagine if the league table was worked out by area of the highest increase. Look below to see who are the property premiership champions and who are the residential relegation candidates.

TEAMCHANGEAVG PRICENATIONAL AVGDIFFERENCE
Nottingham Forest+11.3%£343,068£297,524£45,544
Leicester City+11.1%£224,800£297,524-£72,724
Liverpool+10.9%£175,728£297,524-£121,796
Everton+10.9%£175,728£297,524-£121,796
Bournemouth+10.7%£328,953£297,524£31,429
Southampton+10.7%£238,080£297,524-£59,444
Wolves+9.9%£187,396£297,524-£110,128
Newcastle+9.1%£187,242£297,524-£110,282
Brighton+9.1%£426,554£297,524£129,030
Leeds+8.4%£226,876£297,524-£70,648
Aston Villa+8%£221,077£297,524-£76,447
Man United+7.8%£350,757£297,524£53,233
Crystal Palace+7.5%£419.612£297,524£122,088
Man City+5.5%£216,663£297,524-£80,861
Chelsea+5%£753,234£297,524£455,710
Fulham+5%£753,234£297,524£455,710
West Ham+3.8%£408,856£297,524£111,332
Arsenal+2%£699,757£297,524£402,233
Tottenham+1.5%£584,632£297,524£287,108
Brentford+1.3%£431,343£297,524£133,819

How much is my house worth?

Perhaps you don’t live in any of these areas and would like to move to one in order to be closer to the team you love. Our house value calculator can help you find out how much your house is worth and maybe bring you closer to your club.

If you are looking to sell, or buy, then speak to us today, we are an expert online estate agent that can help sell your house for free and sell it quickly. Alternatively, our vast portfolio of properties available either via online house auctions or traditional means give you plenty of options to consider with your next property move.

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