Birmingham is the second-largest city in the United Kingdom. It has seen 1,400 years of growth from a small Anglo Saxon village to a major city a century ago. Located in the West Midlands country and region in England, it has a population of just over 1 million residents from a range of cultures and ethnic groups.
The climate of Birmingham is oceanic which is warm and temperate. It's the youngest major city in Europe, with under-30s accounting for nearly 45% of the population. Compared with other major cities in the world, house and flat prices in Birmingham are reasonable. Birmingham is a city full of enthusiasm and energy which a good place to live and work.
On top of that, Birmingham is an important business district and will soon connect to other major cities including London, Leeds and Manchester once the High Speed 2 (HS2) is complete. With this, the property appreciation potential and development opportunities are sky high. Birmingham is the second city of the rank of rental return and is expected to perform better than Manchester in the coming years, currently ranked first.