Halifax 2009 Housing Affordability Best In Seaside Towns In Northern England
04 July 2009
The ten most affordable seaside towns for housing in England and Wales are all in northern England. Whitehaven in Cumbria is the most affordable seaside town based on the average house price to earnings ratio in 2009 quarter one; followed by Withernsea on the East Yorkshire coast and Maryport in Cumbria. In all three towns, the house price to average earnings ratio is below the national long-term historical average of 4.0.