Yorkshire house prices on the rise including Leeds, Doncaster and Sheffield homes

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House prices are on the rise across Yorkshire with many areas seeing increase property prices.

Across Yorkshire, property prices have risen by 5% in the period leading up to March of this year. Meanwhile, across the nation, property prices increased by 1.8%, meaning the growth was much larger here in Yorkshire.

However, property prices in Yorkshire do remain below the national average. In the UK, the average home sold in March went for £282,776, while the average price in Yorkshire was £209,868.

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Here are the average property prices, as well as their annual growth rate, in each area of Yorkshire.

  • Barnsley: £154,902 - down 2.2%

  • Bradford: £171,199 - up 0.7%

  • Calderdale: £184,267 - up 4.1%

  • Doncaster: £169,310 - up 1.9%

  • East Yorkshire: £219,412 - down 0.3%

  • Hull: £131,305 - down 3.5%

  • Kirklees: £191,614 - up 0.7%

  • Leeds: £238,551 - up 4%

  • North Yorkshire: £277,992 - up 4.4%

  • Rotherham: £182,939 - up 2%

  • Sheffield: £214,624 - up 1.4%

  • Wakefield: £202,720 - up 2.1%

  • York: £314,438 - down 1.6%

This means the highest annual growth rate can be found in North Yorkshire, where property prices increased by 4.4% year-on-year, followed by Calderdale with 4.1% and Leeds with 4%. The area which saw the biggest decline was Hull, which saw a decrease of 3.5%, followed by Barnsley and York.

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However, York does still have the highest average property price in the county, with an average home in the city going for £314,438. This is followed by North Yorkshire, with an average price of £277,992 and then Leeds, with an average price of £238,551.

First-time buyers still pay less than former owners on average, Here are the average prices in each region for a first-time buyer compared with someone who owned a house previously in March 2024.

  • Barnsley: £137,600 to £172,400 (25.3% more)

  • Bradford: £152,900 to £183,900 (20.3% more)

  • Calderdale: £159,200 to £205,300 (29% more)

  • Doncaster: £151,600 to £186,800 (23.3% more)

  • East Yorkshire: £191,503 to £245,257 (35.1% more)

  • Hull: £120,200 to £141,800 (18% more)

  • Kirklees: £164,260 to £216,940 (32.1% more)

  • Leeds: £203,800 to £283,000 (38.9% more)

  • North Yorkshire: £226,500 to £309,800 (36.8% more)

  • Rotherham: £160,600 to £198,900 (23.8% more)

  • Sheffield: £186,300 to £238,800 (28.2% more)

  • Wakefield: £179,000 to £229,100 (28% more)

  • York: £269,800 to £354,200 (31.3% more)