A house for less than Â£30,000
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by Kay Mitchell
According to Mouseprice.com, a house can be snapped up for less than Â£30,000 in the North of England.
Oxford Street in South Elmsall, near Pontefract, West Yorkshire is the cheapest place to buy a house in England and Wales. The average property costs Â£25,600 and is the most affordable place in a survey by property website, Mouseprice.com.
The second most affordable place was Tower Green in the St Hildaâ€™s area of Middlesbrough. Homes in the area are being demolished but can be bought for Â£27,400.
In third place was Warwick Street in the South Bank area of Middlesbrough with an average property costing Â£28,000.
The survey revealed that the top 20 cheapest streets were in the North. Seven streets in the list had average house prices of less than Â£30,000.
Properties in the cheapest street in London cost nearly four times as much as those in South Elmsall.
Leamington Close in Havering, East London, has an average price of Â£97,800 while Willow Tree Walk in Bromley, London was in second place with an average price of Â£99,300.
According to figures from the Land Registry, the average property price in the UK is Â£186,045.
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