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Birmingham sees most home moves in 2007

Published: 28 February 2008
Figures released by Recently Moved has identified where the most home moves took place in the UK in 2007.
The statistics from, a direct marketing service for home improvement businesses, indicate which postcode areas of the UK might be the most popular to live in, and which have had the most active property market over the year.

According to the data, many of the most popular areas for home movers are located outside the south east.

The Birmingham postcode area has 72,652 home moves taking place over the last 12 months, followed by Manchester (50,053), Belfast (49,234), and Sheffield (48,927).

London features amongst the most popular places for moving house, with East London (48,150) and South East London (48,143) topping the capital charts.

Recently Moved gathers details of home movers across the country based on 122 different postcode areas, and makes the data available in a monthly list to use in direct marketing.

More information is available at

Recentlymoved is provided by Selectabase Ltd.


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