House prices by sea 'increase 42%'

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House prices in seaside towns have risen by around £500 a month over the last decade, but coastal living is still significantly cheaper than property prices across Britain generally, a report has found.

On average, property prices in seaside towns have grown by 42% in the last 10 years to reach £196,826, according to Halifax.