Property prices in West Yorkshire

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Latest prices in West Yorkshire for Detached properties

The latest figures show that the average price for a Detached property in West Yorkshire has now reached £345,594 as of Feb 2024. This value is based upon the average value of completed property transactions in the month of February.

Average prices for a Detached property have increased substantially over the longer term in West Yorkshire. Back in January 1995, prices for this type of property averaged £78,113 based on sales at the time. Fast forward to January 2024, and averages reached £348,655 - representing a growth of 346% over 29 years.

This substantial triple-digit percentage rise in Detached property values far outpaced broader inflation over the same period. Rising household incomes, strong local economy, high demand and constrained supply all likely contributed to the steep price inflation seen for Detached homes in West Yorkshire over the past 3 decades.

Our data is sourced directly from HM Land Registry and their UK House Price Index report. This dataset is updated several times a year and we always attempt to have the most up to data information available.

The UK HPI uses sales data collected on residential housing transactions, whether for cash or with a mortgage. Properties have been included in England and Wales since January 1995, in Scotland since January 2004, and in Northern Ireland since January 2005, Data is available at a national and regional level, as well as counties, local authorities and London boroughs.

Cited from HM Land Registry

Detached prices in West Yorkshire over the last 12 months

DatePrice
Mar 2023£354,167
Apr 2023£355,284
May 2023£353,526
Jun 2023£353,937
Jul 2023£357,595
Aug 2023£361,534
Sep 2023£363,115
Oct 2023£362,734
Nov 2023£354,223
Dec 2023£353,439
Jan 2024£348,655
Feb 2024£345,594

Recent trends for prices in West Yorkshire

The latest figures from February 2024 indicate the property market in West Yorkshire continues to show falling price trends. Compared to January, 2024, average prices decreased by -1.5% to £200,136. On an annual basis, average property prices have decreased -0.9% since 12 months ago.

In terms of sales activity, there were 1088 residential property transactions completed in West Yorkshire during February, 2024. Of these purchases, 501 were financed with a mortgage while 250 were all-cash sales. For cash buyers, average prices have changed by -1.7% since January, 2024, coming in at around £183,664. For properties purchased with a mortgage, the average price changed by -1.4% since January, 2024, to £207,802.

Compared to the overall picture in its national parent England, the average property price in West Yorkshire are lower than the current national average of £297,735. While West Yorkshire saw a change of -1.5% over the last month, England as a whole recorded a percentage change of 0.6% in average property values. And on an annual basis, prices across England have contracted by -1.1%, less than the -0.9% yearly change seen in West Yorkshire.

Interested in purchasing a property in West Yorkshire? Use our Monthly Mortgage Cost Calculator to see how much a property may cost you per month. This tool is for illustrative purposes only and does not constitute financial advice.

Average price in West Yorkshire by housing type

Prices last recorded in February, 2024

average

£200,136

detached

£345,594

flat

£134,671

semi-detached

£211,478

terraced

£160,655

Prices by housing type in West Yorkshire

Recent data shows that price growth has varied across different property types in West Yorkshire over the last year. For terraced houses, property prices changed by -1.8% between February 2024 and January 2024 to reach £160,655, and changed by -1.8% over the last 12 months. The annual change was greater than the -1.7% change seen for terraced homes in England overall.

Meanwhile, semi-detached properties saw a fall in average prices locally, taking them to £211,478 in January 2024. This represents a -1.3% change from the same month last year.This is underperforming the 0.2% annual change in semi-detached values across the country.

Detached homes in West Yorkshire lost -1.2% month-over-month to reach an average of £345,594. Annually, detached property values have changed by 0.1%. This is stronger price growth compared to England's -0.5% change for detached houses over the year.

For apartments and flats, average prices decreased by -1.5% between February and January 2024, hitting £134,671. Over the last 12 months, apartment values have changed by -1.4%, surpassing England's flat and apartment growth rate of -2.8%.

Overall, detached properties have seen the strongest price momentum locally over the past year, with a change of 0.1%, while terraced properties lagged, with a change of -1.8%.

Recent purchases in West Yorkshire

According to data from HM Land Registry, there were 1088 completed property purchases in the area of West Yorkshire in February 2024. Of these sales, 250 were recorded as cash purchases whilst 501 were purchased using a mortgage. Compared to this time 12 months ago, the percentage of properties purchased using a mortgage has changed by -0.7% and the percentage of properties purchased with cash has changed by -1.4%.

The number of cash and mortgage purchases may not match the recorded number due to exclusions listed on the gov.uk website

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Use one of the following links to find more specific information about the type of property you're looking for in west-yorkshire.

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Terraced property prices in west-yorkshire

Flat & Apartment property prices in west-yorkshire

First Time Buyer prices in west-yorkshire

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