31 Mar

Houses for sale in Yorkshire see price boost

Houses for sale in Yorkshire see price boost

The price of property for sale in Yorkshire and the Humber rose by 3.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2011, Nationwide has revealed.

Houses for sale in the region achieved the biggest price rise compared to the 12 other UK regions, according to the lender's house price index.

UK house prices rose by one per cent overall, with the average home now valued at £162,379.

Overall prices rose in eight out of the 13 regions monitored by Nationwide.

Property for sale in London saw quarterly price growth of 2.3 per cent, with the cost of houses for sale in the capital 2.1 per cent higher in comparison to the first quarter of 2010.

Houses to rent in Yorkshire could see increased demand as summer approaches.

According to www.uktourism.co.uk, holiday brochures for the county are featured heavily in the site's top ten most requested publications.

Holiday property to rent in Bridlington could attract tourists looking to combine a beach holiday with a sightseeing trip in York, which features the National Railway Museum and Jorvik.ADNFCR-1222-ID-800482835-ADNFCR

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