Fans baffled by Manchester house prices after Ken Barlow's property is priced ...

Coronation Street viewers were left astonished and baffled after Tracy Barlow (Kate Ford) found out the asking price for her dad, Ken’s (William Roache) house was only £120,000. Last night’s episode saw the mother-of-one only willing to pay £105,000 for the property, following Ken’s decision to move to a retirement home with his beau Claudia Colby (Rula Lenska).

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The revelation came as a shock to many viewers, who took to Twitter to rave about the huge price difference from Manchester, where the show is based, to London.

One baffled fan tweeted: "120 grand for a house? That's a bargain".

A second laughed: “OMG that’s ridiculous, you wouldn’t get anything near that down in London!”

Another shared the same sentiments: "£120,000 for a house in Weatherfield ....? You’d be lucky to get a caravan down here".

A fourth wrote: "The fact that the ASKING price for Ken’s at least 3 bed house is just £120,000 is just so heartbreaking. London is wild."

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The Sun revealed that property information and housing site Zoopla, found that the average price for a house in Manchester is £203,196, meaning Ken's house is still well below average.

Meanwhile, down South, prices are very, very different.

In London, the average price is over three times as much, valued at £671,989, so it’s no wonder fans thought Tracy had bagged a bargain.

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