How Much Are House Removal Costs In Leeds?
It's important to know that the average cost of a removal company in Leeds is currently £1,011. However, our data shows that the average removal cost in this area could be as little as £835 with the highest average being £1,188.
When comparing quotes from removal companies, don't forget that the price you pay can vary depending on a variety of factors like the size of your property, the distance you'll be travelling and also the location.
To ensure you get a good deal on your moving costs, don't forget to compare removal quotes so you can pick the company that can tailor your move the best.compare now
What is The Best Time of Year To Move in Leeds?
The most popular time of year to move house in Leeds is August. With the warmer weather, longer days and school holidays to take advantage of, it’s no surprise that 12.76% of house move occurred during this month.
August is also the most favoured month to move across the whole of the UK. A further 12% of Leeds users chose to book their removal company in July, taking advantage of the brighter and longer days to make their move easier.
The Winter months of January and December are unpopular months to move in Leeds, which is unsurprising with the darker days, colder weather and Christmas right around the corner. April is also an unpopular month for a move, perhaps due to exam season beginning amongst the local schools - no one wants to be disrupted during their revision time.
What is The Best Day Of The Week To Move In Leeds?
With 31.35% of Leeds moves happening on a Friday, it’s the most popular day to move in this area. With Saturday following close behind with 16.07%, it’s obvious that the weekend brings lots of free time to plan, organise and commence the move. You’ll have enough time to finish the removal and start settling into your new home within a few days.
Sunday is the least popular day to move house in Leeds, with only 5.56% of Compare My Move users moving in this area during that day. However, Sunday also happens to be the cheapest day to move across the UK, cutting down the price by 21% compared to moving on a Friday.
Some removal companies put on special offers on their quiet days to try to stay busy, so it's worth asking your removal companies if they have different rates on different days of the week.
Most Popular Locations for Leeds Movers?
The most popular destination outside of Leeds for a house move is Wakefield, with 3.22% of house removals going here. Other popular locations include London, Bradford and Pudsey. With Bradford's average property price currently £141,288, we can see why this is a popular location.
With an average property price in Leeds at £207,238, this is still more affordable than the UK average at £250,341. Below we've listed the top 4 most popular locations for our Leeds users and included the average house price in each area. There's no surprise that all but one location offer affordable property.
London is another popular location for Leeds movers. Whilst the average house price is high, it often makes the list as a popular destination. With its excellent job opportunities and exciting lifestyle, we can see why.compare now
Wakefield is the most popular destination for home moves from Leeds. With an average property price of £209,045, it’s easy to see why this is a favoured location amongst movers. With a 20-minute journey to the city centre, it’s an easy route for commuters with a Victorian influence and an abundance of family-friendly terraced homes.
London is often a favourite amongst movers, with an array of job opportunities and the promise of a higher salary. Although the average property price is much higher at £798,758, London offers a diverse lifestyle, a range of employment possibilities and many open green spaces for those wishing to have a balance of city and suburban life.
With a very appealing average property price of £141,288, Bradford is the most affordable and third most popular location to move to from Leeds. With a diverse culture and the title as the world’s first UNESCO City of Film, there’s plenty of reasons to look to Bradford for your house move.
A beautiful market town in West Yorkshire, Pudsey has an average property price of £209,520. With great connections to both Bradford and Leeds city centre, it’s the perfect commuter town for those wishing to live just outside of city life.
What Are The Average Property Prices In Leeds?
Leeds property prices have been on the rise since 2020, with a yearly increase of 9.8% since February 2020. Making a good time to sell property in Leeds, the average house price stands at £207,238.
The start of 2021 saw an overall 10% yearly increase in property price since 2020, with detached properties up by 11.5% and costing £382,522. The average price of semi-detached properties in 2021 is £221,550 with terraced houses averaging at £170,218.
For those looking to buy-to-let, the area includes a number of highly-rated universities, increasing the rental yield and making it a great location to buy. The current highest rental yield is within the LS6 postcode, making it an attractive location with a 7.43% yield.
To help you search for your dream home, we’ve listed some of the cheapest areas to live in Leeds including Armley, Beeston, Gipton and Bramley.
Only 1 mile from Leeds city centre, Armley is the perfect commuter town and the cheapest area to live with an average property price of only £136,838. With beautiful Victorian housing and sky-high tower blocks, there’s a variety of property types to suit all personalities and budgets.
Coming in second place, Beeston is only slightly more expensive than Armley, with an average property price of £125,290. With great motorway links and only 2 miles from the city centre, it’s a commuter’s haven and a vibrant suburb offering a range of affordable housing.
Gipton’s current average property price is at a respectable £120,077. The suburb is bordered by both the A58 and A64, providing excellent transport links to Leeds and York. With Fearnville Leisure Centre at its heart, Gipton is a great area for growing families and offers a variety of property types to accommodate.
Another cheap area offering affordable housing is Bramley, with a current average property price of £150,636. A family-friendly area bursting with open spaces and parks, Bramley also offers good quality schools and a large suburban area containing a number of spacious detached homes.
What is the Average Rent in Leeds?
If you're not currently looking to buy in the area, renting in Leeds could be an option for you. With plenty to offer graduates, professionals and families alike, Leeds can be a great city to call home.
The current average asking rent in the city is £1,067 pcm, with one-bedroom flats costing £644 pcm and two-bedroom houses averaging at £1,011. This of course will vary depending on where in Leeds you rent.
To further help you with your property hunt, we’ve discovered some of the more reasonably priced locations to rent within the area. We've looked at areas including Armley, Beeston, Wortley and Holbeck to include their average rent prices.
Also first for the cheapest property prices, Armley is a strong contender for one of the most affordable areas to live in Leeds. The average asking rent for all property types is £728 pcm, with 1-bedroom flats being £555 pcm. For larger properties, 2-bedroom houses have an average asking rent of £785 pcm here.
Another recurring area is Beeston, with an average asking rent of £533 pcm. If you’re looking for a smaller property, you can expect to pay around £463 pcm for a 1-bedroom flat. Alternatively, a 2-bedroom house will currently cost around £550 pcm.
With an average asking rent of £355 pcm, Wortley is next on our list of affordable places to rent in Leeds. Those looking for 1-bedroom flats can expect to pay an average of £336 pcm, whilst 2-bedroom houses currently average at £615 pcm. Definitely another area perfect for property hunting!
To help you calculate your budget before the move, the average asking rent in Holbeck is £908 pcm. When beginning your search, keep in mind that the current average rent for 1-bedroom flats is £692 pcm and for 2-bedroom houses it’s £607 pcm.