It was a new year and new start for homebuyers, with pricey properties across Huddersfield and Halifax snapped up in January.

Properties sold for as much as £600,000 in Kirklees and £400,000 in Calderdale, figures from the Land Registry have revealed.

Here are the most expensive homes sold in Kirklees and Calderdale in January:

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According to the Land Registry, 21,499 residential sales have been registered from January 2016. Across England and Wales, there were 453 £1m+ sales, including 79 at £2m+.

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The Land Registry lists the price paid for every property bought at market value by non-commercial buyers, so auction sales and property bought through companies is excluded. It may take several weeks for sales to be registered after completion so some sales from later in January may not be listed yet.