Asking price down for North West houses

Asking prices for houses down Credit: PA

The housing market revival continued in August but asking prices fell in the North West a property website has reported.

Rightmove said August had seen the first dip in sellers' asking prices this year so far, down by 1.8% month-on-month to £249,199 on average across the country.

The North West saw the biggest monthly fall, at 3.5%, although on an annual basis prices there are up by 0.9%.