AN increase in demand for eco-friendly homes is predicted fpr the Solihull area in 2022.
That’s the verdict from Solihull based agency Purple Bricks.
It believes this year should an increase in people searching for homes that use solar panels and those properties with more outdoor space as well as the potential for a home office.
“More people are home working and need space either within the home or an external office area,” said Phil Gould from Purple Bricks.
“This is only likely to continue.
“Properties in school catchment areas will always be in demand with buyers, and I think people will want a mixture of country and city living.
“I have noticed a lot of sellers wanting to move out of the city / built up areas, however, city homes are still selling with exceptionally high demand especially from younger or first time buyers.’’
In regards to the most popular postcodes in the area, he said B93 remains a popular postcode as properties fall within the catchment for Arden School.
The same is true of B91, which is in the catchment for Tudor Grange.
Postcodes which are likely to grow in popularity include B90 and B47 where there are lots of new builds bringing in an influx of buyers.