Last year most property sales in Bedfordshire involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £205,172. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £170,466, while detached properties fetched £337,094.
Bedfordshire, with an overall average price of £216,947 was cheaper than nearby Hertfordshire (£342,398), Cambridgeshire (£238,078) and Essex (£253,157). The priciest area within Bedfordshire was Woburn (£641,077) and the least expensive was Houghton Regis (£166,242).
During the last year, sold prices in Bedfordshire were 5% up on the previous year and 4% up on 2010 when the average house price was £208,267.