How Much Are House Removal Costs In Leeds?
If you're considering moving to or around Leeds, then it's important to know that the overall average cost of moving house is currently £1,011. When comparing removal quotes, 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. However, our data shows that the average removal cost in this area could be as little as £834.50, with the highest average being £1,187.50.
For those looking for a larger sized property, the average cost of moving a 3-bedroom house in the UK is £1,181. However, if you're looking to move specifically in Leeds, then the average cost of moving the same sized property is reduced to £1,030, saving you a few extra quid. Don't forget to compare Leeds removal quotes with Compare My Move to help you save even more.compare now
What is The Best Time of Year To Move in Leeds?
If you’re wondering when the best time to move in Leeds is, then don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. The most popular time of year to move house 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. Why not take advantage of the brighter and longer days and find a trusted removal company with Compare My Move to get you to your new home during the Summer months?
The Winter months of January and December are Leeds’ least favourite months to move, which is unsurprising with the darker days, colder weather and Christmas right around the corner. April is also an unpopular month to 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, cutting down the price by 21% compared to moving on a Friday.
Most Popular Locations for Leeds Movers?
Whether you’re moving out of Leeds for work, education or simply for a change of scenery, you’re not alone - Compare My Move’s removal partners have helped hundreds of movers reach their new homes outside of the city. The most popular destination outside of Leeds is Wakefield, with 3.22% of house removals going here. London, Bradford, Pudsey and York are also popular choices.
With an average property price of £185,231, it’s an affordable area to call home. However, not everyone enjoys the city life or seeks job opportunities like the ones offered here. There are many reasons for committing to the move, and Compare My Move’s team of experts are here to get you there, saving you money as you go.compare now
Wakefield is the most popular destination for home moves from Leeds. With an average property price of £149,761, 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 £466,824, 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 £136,316, 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 £240,594. 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 June 2019. After a decrease of -0.3% in April, they have been slowly recovering over the Summer months with the current average property price at £185,231. If you’re looking to take advantage of this temporary lull in price, then Compare My Move can connect you with the best removal companies in the business!
In June, Leeds house prices saw an increase of 1.1%, with detached houses increasing by 3.1% during this single month. 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. To help stretch your budget further, don’t forget to compare removal quotes using Compare My Move’s quick and easy form today.
Here are the top 4 areas that offer affordable housing.
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 £119,454. 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 £121,424. 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 £130,935. 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 £145,601. 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.
If you’re looking to rent when moving in or around Leeds, the current average asking rent in the city is £1,149 pcm. This of course will vary from location to location.
To further help you with your property hunt, we’ve discovered some of the more reasonably priced locations to rent within the area.
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 £508 pcm, with 1-bedroom flats being £419 pcm. For larger properties, 2-bedroom houses have an average asking rent of £561 pcm here.
Another recurring area is Beeston, with an average asking rent of £541 pcm. If you’re looking for a smaller property, you can expect to pay around £442 pcm for a 1-bedroom flat. Alternatively, a 2-bedroom house will currently cost around £514 pcm.
With an average asking rent of £496 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 £419 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 £538 pcm. When beginning your search, keep in mind that the current average rent for 1-bedroom flats is £471 pcm and for 2-bedroom houses it’s £728 pcm.