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With discounts available on more than a third of homes listed for sale in Britain, here's where you should be focusing your search.

More than a third of British properties have been slashed in price – by an average of £26,131, or 8.5%.

According to the latest data from Zoopla, 38% of properties on the market have been reduced in price. That’s a 5% increase since April.

The biggest percentage reductions over the last six months have been in Bradford (7.8%) where the average discount stands at £10,738. This is closely followed by the London suburb of Mitcham (7.5%) at £47,165, and Newcastle upon Tyne (7.2%) at £13,721.

Brighton tops the ranking for the highest proportion of discounted homes, with 46.6% of properties marked down in price. The south coast town is followed by Woking at 46%, and Mitcham at 45.9%.

In the capital, 39.5% of London property listings have been reduced in price – up from 34.6% in April. The average property in the city has been discounted by £64,661, or 6.9%.

Want to know more? These tables show the nitty-gritty…

Top 10 areas with largest percentage price reductions

 TownAverage price reductionAverage price reductionReduced properties on the market
1.Bradford7.8%£10,73837.1%
2.Mitcham7.5%£47,16545.9%
3.Newcastle upon Tyne7.2%£13,72138.6%
4.Doncaster7%£13,91534.5%
5.Bolton7%£15,87437.3%
6.London6.9%£64,66139.5%
7. Chesterfield6.8%£16,56738.6%
8. Blackburn6.8% £8,893 34.8% 
9. Liverpool6.8% £13,078 28.5% 
10. Blackpool 6.7% £10,113 38.4% 

Top 10 areas with highest proportion of asking price reductions

 TownReduced properties on the marketAverage price reductionAverage price reduction
1.Brighton46.6%6.4%£28,122
2. Woking 46% 6.4% £34,845 
3. Mitcham 45.9% 7.5% £47,165
4. Slough 45.8% 5.8% £31,732 
5.  Sutton 45.4% 5.9% £25,228 
6.  Reading 44.6% 5.9% £26,478 
7. Basingstoke 43.8% 5.8% £21,866 
8. Harrow 43.3% 6% £29,066 
9.Twickenham 43.3% 6.7% £44,218 
10.Croydon43.1%6.6%£25,615

Top 10 London boroughs with largest percentage price reductions

 BoroughAverage price reductionAverage price reductionReduced properties on the market
1.Kensington & Chelsea 8.2% £127,394 39.7% 
2. Westminster 7.9% £126,056 39.7% 
3. Hammersmith & Fulham 7.5% £79,020 37.4% 
4. Lambeth 7.4% £63,616 43.2% 
5. Wandsworth7.3% £69,690 43.5% 
6. Camden7% £78,373 41.3% 
7. Ealing 7% £62,357 39% 
8. Richmond upon Thames 7% £57,171 43.4% 
9. Merton 6.9% £44,995 45.2% 
10. Croydon 6.8% £32,351 43.8% 

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