Semi-detached houses have been West Yorkshire’s hottest property over the past decade.

An analysis of Land Registry data by the Examiner has revealed which types of property have increased most in value between June 2006 and June 2016.

Investors in West Yorkshire would have done well to buy up semi-detached housing back in 2006 with the average sold price having increased from £135,283 in June of that year to £150,967 in June 2016.

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This is an increase of 11.6%, the largest for any property type in the area followed by detached houses (+10.7%), terraced houses (+8.4%) and flats (-3.1%).

Kirklees, however, bucked this trend with detached houses seeing a larger increase in price in the past decade up 5.8% compared with a 4.5% increase for semi-detached property.

Leeds has seen the largest increase in prices of semi-detached properties in West Yorkshire with the average sold price increasing by 16.5% from £151,048 in June 2006 to £175,925 in June 2016.

Across the UK as the average selling price of a flat has increased more than any other property type over the past 10 years.

Back in June 2006 the average UK flat fetched £144,114 but by June of this year this had increased by 34% to £193,758.

Prices for terraced houses rose by 27.7% while for detached houses prices have increased by 26.2% and for semi-detached houses there has been a 24.2% increase.

Place Increase in average price of semi-detached property 2006-2016
Leeds 16.5%
Calderdale 11.0%
Bradford 10.1%
Kirklees 4.5%
Wakefield 1.6%