Homes near stadiums rise in value

Press Association

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Olympic stadium
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Homes near Premier League football clubs kicking off the new season this weekend have increased in value at a faster rate over the last decade than house prices generally, a study has revealed.

House prices in the postal districts of the 20 clubs increased by 137%, or £209,975, on average over 10 years, compared with a 90% rise across England and Wales, according to Halifax.