HOUSE prices in Huddersfield have soared by more than a third in the past year, it emerged today.
A major survey by Halifax bank showed that house prices in the town have risen by 39% - going up from an average £89,382 to £123,813 in the past 12 months.
And over the past five years, house prices in Huddersfield have rocketed by 93% from £61,182.
The survey showed that house prices in Yorkshire means the county remains one of the strongest performing regions in the UK property market.
Prices across the county have risen by an average of 25% in the past 12 months.
Over five years, prices have more than doubled.
Huddersfield boasted the fifth highest percentage increase over the year.
Bingley topped the table with a 52% increase (from £117,114 to £177,886) with Brighouse second at 45% (from £93,037 to £135,020) and Sowerby Bridge third, from £106,865 to £150,173).
The rest of the top 10 featured Bridlington, Huddersfield, Halifax, Pontefract, Batley, Driffield and Bradford.
Over five years, the average price of a property in Yorkshire has risen from £61,182 to £128,262.
The survey showed that all Yorkshire towns saw property prices rise by at least 80% over the past five years - and that prices have risen faster than the UK average during the past 12 months.
Jane Pridgeon, managing director of Halifax Estate Agents, said: "These figures highlight the health of the Yorkshire housing market and economy."