West Yorkshire

Area Guide For West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire has undergone a lot of change and transformation from being an industrial textile hub to the scenic locale of today. Back in the day it was littered with factories, mills and canals to facilitate the production queues, but it’s not as bleak now even though you can see some remnants of the past. The county itself consists of different areas, including the cities of Bradford and Leeds. Both of these also have an industrial background but are constantly struggling to improve their image, beautify their centres and attract tourists.


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Estimated Price: £169,361
Average Asking Price: £198,906
Price change in last one year: £7,366
Average Price Paid: £154,429
Average Rent Rates: £969


Property Prices Breakdown in West Yorkshire

Average Price for property in West Yorkshire is around £169,361 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £295,963 for detached house to around £159,693 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £117,195 and a flat is worth £139,057. Values have been changing and have risen £639 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £1,785 in last 6 months, £7,366 in last 1 year, £13,662 in last 2 years, £15,505 in last 3 years, £11,160 in last 4 years and £9,703 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in West Yorkshire is around £198,906 based on approximately 26,157 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 10,926 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £969 per month.

Estimated property value in West Yorkshire is £169,361. Average asking price is £198,906 while average price paid is £157,721 which is up by £7,366 and Avg. asking rent £969.Based on an Online Survey

Buyers are willing to pay high dollar prices to grab these properties because of the recent trend in real estate investment especially in West Yorkshire area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £157,721 based on approximately 26,157 sales in West Yorkshire area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 74,663 properties where buyers paid around £154,868. It has been same for some time now for e.g. if you take an average of amount paid in last 5 years, it comes to around £154,429 for 117,710 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 162,468 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £153,631 per sale.


Properties For Sale in West Yorkshire


Breakdown of asking prices for homes of different sizes show that price varies clearly based on no of bedrooms and type of house. Asking price for a house with 1 bedroom is around £84,628, £112,744 for a 2 bedroom house, £156,651 for a 3 bedroom house, £279,590 for a 4 bedroom house and £464,001 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £91,992 for a single bedroom to £128,758 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £197,626, £337,850 for a 4 bedroom flat and £312,500 for a 5 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in West Yorkshire it comes to around average £89,039 for 1 bedroom property, £116,417 for 2 bedroom, £157,380 for 3 bedroom, £279,706 for 4 bedroom and £463,698 for a 5 bedroom property.

Rent per calendar month varies similarly based on type and size of the house. If you look at the rents per month for houses alone it can vary from £518 for 1 bedroom to £510 for 2 bedrooms, £626 for 3 bedrooms, £896 for 4 bedrooms and £1,078 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £459. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £606, £796 for 3 bedroom, £1,082 for 4 bedroom and around £1,231 for 5 bedroom flat. You should be generally be expecting around average £475 rent per month for single bedroom property, £554 for 2 bedroom, £649 for 3 bedroom, £912 for 4 bedroom and approximately £1,085 for a 5 bedroom property in West Yorkshire area.

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Disclaimer : Location real estate estimates and values are based on House price index background data and Sales data provided by United Kingdom Land registry Records available as public records from their website. This information is updated monthly on our website and may not reflect all public transactions. This information is based on estimated calculation generated from our developed algorithms. We are striving to make this information as accurate and useful as possible. This data covers the transactions received at Land Registry in the period 1/1/1995 to 9/1/2014. © Crown copyright 2014. Data produced by Land Registry © Crown copyright 2014.

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