12 October 2014
Growing numbers of first-time buyers are ending their exile from the market as house sales - and prices - increase across Leeds and other sought-after places to live across Yorkshire.
The first six months of the year have witnessed the number of sales rise at an ever-increasing pace, underlining the improved confidence in the market among buyers, wedded to a healthier economic climate.
The "ripple effect" of growing demand that has been widely reported in parts of London was n
The upturn has come as official statistics from the Land Registry revealed average house prices have risen by 6.7 per cent across England and Wales, with some parts of the capital experiencing increases as high as 26 per cent.