The areas that have seen price rises soar in the past year.

Leeds property: Eight neighbourhoods that have seen prices soar in the past year

The property market is booming here in Leeds as people continue to snap up new homes, with some areas seeing house prices soar.

Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 11:45 am

Estate agents from across the city have reported a surge in sales, with agents in areas like Morley and Pudsey reporting that houses are sellling within days.

West Leeds suburb Horsforth was even found to be the one of the most desirable places to purchase a home in the UK, in analysis undertaken by Rightmove, and was named in The Sundays Times Best Places to Live Guide 2021, alongside Farsley and Chapel Allerton.

England recorded a 4.1 per cent house price growth in the April UK House Index.

In the year to April, average prices in Yorkshire & the Humber rose by 5.4 per cent, the highest growth in the country, according to Zoopla's analysis of the index, published on May 26,

In Leeds, the price growth was 5.5 per cent, with the reporting finding that the average house price in the city is now £180,100.

Office of National Statistic.s showed some suburbs saw a price rise of more than 30 per cent, based on house price figures by Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOAs) – small geographic areas containing an average of 7,200 people.

This is why these areas have seen prices shoot up, according to expert Mark Manning, of Manning Stainton estate agents:

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