Record divide opens on house prices

AOL Money Staff
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House asking prices in the South have reached more than double those in the North, creating a record divide, a report from Rightmove has found.

Southerners are typically putting their homes on the market for £336,743, compared with £164,347 in the Northern regions, sparking fears that a "two-tier twist" could be hampering more widespread growth in the market.