In Wales, asking prices
were down by 0.2% month-on-month, reaching PS180,472 on average.
The asking price
on a typical "second-stepper" home bought by families looking to upgrade from their first property has risen by 5.4% over the past year to reach PS270,953.
The average asking price
for a house in Coventry is PS210,000 according to the property website.
Over the last decade, the month of January has seen asking prices
on Rightmove fall by an average of 0.2% on the previous month as housing market activity usually slows down around Christmas.
In London the average asking price
, at nearly half a million pounds, is at a historical high, as sellers in the capital drag their heels in bringing fresh property to the market.
The biggest increase in the number of price adjustments occurred in October, when 415 asking prices
were lowered (compared to 345 in 1999) and 99 were increased (compared to 147 a year earlier).
in Wales have seen the smallest annual increase, with a 0.7% uplift taking the average price there to PS182,769.
More than 39% of homes sold in Blackwood, near Caerphilly, have had their original asking price
reduced, with the average discount standing at more than PS12,500, Zoopla found.
"The net effect is eye-watering increases in asking prices
in some towns, and is further stretching first-time buyers' affordability even though they are competing against fewer buy-to-let investors in the market."
And in a year's time, asking prices
will be another PS10,000 higher than they are now in the region as the "stark imbalance" between housing supply and demand from buyers continues to push property values to more record highs, Rightmove predicts.
A SURVEY of house sellers' asking prices
saw their biggest year on year jump since 2007 in February - even in the North East.
This has been the strongest start to the year since 2004 in terms of asking prices
, with average prices rising by 9.1 per cent or more than PS20,000 in 2013 so far, the website said.
These promising results, however, conceal the drop in asking prices
in the ailing regions of Wales, the North West and Yorkshire and Humberside over the last year, with falls of 1.5%, 1.2% and 0.2% respectively.
PROPERTY asking prices
jumped by more than 3% during October as sellers refused to adjust to the new market conditions, research indicated today.
HOME sellers have slashed their asking prices
by more than pounds 4,000 during the past month as the number of properties on the market hits a new high, figures showed yesterday.