Is the year of the dog a good year for house price growth?

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The Chinese New Year officially begins on Friday 16th February, bringing in the Year of the Dog.

The Chinese zodiac animals rotate every 12 years and we’ve taken a look at average house price growth for each of the years represented by each animal since 1972.

Most lucrative is the Dragon which has seen average house price growth of 14.1%, closely followed by the Year of the Horse (14.0%).

The Year of the Dog has seen steady growth, averaging 6.6% per year. On this basis 2018 looks set to be stronger than last year; the Year of the Rooster averages just 2.3%.

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George Tatham-Losh

Since forming the business in 2009, our founder, George Tatham-Losh, has become highly regarded as the local go to expert for advice on maximising property values and getting the most out of property investments, regularly speaking at events and holding well attended seminars. Born and raised in Cheltenham, George knows the town and County like no other and knows what works in the area. Alongside George is a specialist team of agents with a wealth of experience to help you sell, buy, let or rent property in Gloucestershire.

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