2014 has been a strange year for house prices. At the beginning of the year, house prices were seemingly set for a record-breaking run, and buyers and sellers were returning to the market in droves. By the summer, however, it was a different story entirely.
Most of the country saw price rises stall as we headed into the autumn, and the last few months have seen them drift up by just a few percentage points. Now commentators are predicting that 2015 is unlikely to see much growth, and that stamp duty reforms are unlikely to breathe life into the market any time soon.
However, some areas have managed to buck the trend, and while caution sets in around them, prices in those areas have continued to rise remarkably.
Using data from Zoopla.co.uk, AOL has identified the ten cities that are bucking the trend most dramatically, and we can reveal the house price winners of 2014.
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