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Wakefield holds a historical legacy and industrial heritage with roots tracing back to the mediaeval times, with landmarks such as Wakefield Cathedral embodying its rich history. The city flourished during the Industrial Revolution, and remains of its manufacturing past are still today. At present, Wakefield’s commercial industry focuses on services, retail, and education. The Wakefield Waterfront regeneration project provides an insight into the city's commitment to modernisation. The city is known for The Hepworth, a contemporary art gallery, and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park which showcases stunning contemporary outdoor art. Wakefield’s central location and excellent transport links contribute to its regional significance, with easy access to the numerous cities that surround it.
Within easy travelling distance from cities such as Leeds and Bradford as well as Wakefield, West Yorkshire's diverse landscape includes the Pennines, offering stunning opportunities for rural exploration. If you’re looking to move to this stunning area of Yorkshire, we have a wide range of new build homes for sale in Wakefield, spanning from two to five bedroom houses at a range of affordable prices - you’re sure to find your dream home. The average house price in Wakefield hovers around £225,000, with new homes being more expensive than second-hand homes - however, they are much more energy-efficient, so you will save money on bills in the long run.
There are a range of home buying incentives available through the government to help homebuyers get onto the property ladder. The First Homes Scheme, available only on new build properties, ensures people aren’t priced out of various locations by selling homes at a 30-50% discount to their market price. It’s currently only available on selected developments, however is predicted to be available across more homes going forward. The Shared Ownership scheme is also available on many developments across England. Usually sold through housing associations, it allows you to buy a percentage share (10% and 75%) of the property and pay rent on the remaining share. Developers, builders and housing associations will also have their own incentives available, such as money off your deposit or mortgage, free upgrades or professional discounts.
Whether you are a first time buyer, or a second stepper looking to upsize/downsize, we have a vast range of available new builds in Wakefield - just browse through the listings above or search by postcode from our homepage. You can also sign up to be notified when new developments are added to the website by registering for alerts where you will be sent an email or SMS when properties become available within your price and bedroom range.