These are the Yorkshire areas with bargain house price reductions

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Bradford and Doncaster are among the best value areas in Yorkshire to buy a home, having seen huge percentages slashed off their original asking price, new analysis has found.

According to data from property website Zoopla, nearly two in every five homes on the market in these areas have had their original asking price dropped, with the average discount standing at more than £26,000.

Nearly two in every five homes on the market have had their original asking price dropped, according to Zoopla

Nearly two in every five homes on the market have had their original asking price dropped, according to Zoopla

Plummeting prices

Some 37.9 per cent of homes for sale in the UK have had their asking price reduced – an increase from 32.4 per cent when research was previously carried out in April.

Both Bradford and Doncaster featured among the top 10 areas with the biggest asking price reductions, alongside Newcastle upon Tyne and London.

A total of 37.9 per cent of homes on the market in Bradford have had their asking price reduced, with an average reduction of £10,738.

Bradford and Doncaster were named among the best value areas in Yorkshire to buy a home

Bradford and Doncaster were named among the best value areas in Yorkshire to buy a home

In Doncaster, 34.46 per cent of homes have seen their original asking price slashed, with an average price drop of £13,915.

The locations where house prices are non-negotiable

House-hunters in York, Manchester, Glasgow and Cardiff, meanwhile, may find prices harder to negotiate, with sellers in these areas the least likely to be offering any discount off the original asking price.

Across Britain, the average asking price discount on offer is £26,131, Zoopla data shows.

The top 10 areas with the biggest asking price reductions

Each area is listed with the average price reduction in percentage and cash terms, followed by the percentage of homes on the market that have had their original asking price reduced:

1. Bradford – 7.77%, £10,738, 37.09%

2. Mitcham – 7.45%, £47.165, 45.92%

3. Newcastle upon Tyne – 7.18%, £13,721, 38.64%

4. Doncaster – 7%, £13,915, 34.46%

5. Bolton – 6.97%, £64,661, 39.46%

6. London – 6.89%, £16,567, 38.55%

7. Chesterfield – 6.81%, £16,567, 38.55%

8. Blackburn – 6.78%, £8,893, 34.83%

9. Liverpool – 6.77%, £13,078, 28.51%

10. Blackpool – 6.70%, £10,113, 38.36%

The top 10 areas with the smallest proportion of homes on the market with the original asking price reduced

Each area is listed with the percentage of homes on the market which have been reduced, followed by the average asking price reduction in percentage and cash terms:

1. Glasgow, 18.84%, 6.24%, £9,613

2. Manchester, 25.87%, 6.46%, £15,070

3. Liverpool, 28.51%, 6.77%, £13,078

4. Sheffield, 30.11%, 6.46%, £13,022

5. Birmingham, 30.36%, 5.79%, £15,006

6. York, 31.72%, 5.66%, £17,835

7. Stoke-on-Trent, 32.40%, 6.05%, £13,647

8. Coventry, 32.55%, 6.22%, £18,717

9. Cardiff, 33.01%, 6.10%, £16,290

10. Hull, 33.66%, 6.68%, £9,195