Last year most property sales in Bedfordshire involved terraced properties which sold for on average £161,925. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £194,008, while detached properties fetched £322,047.
Bedfordshire, with an overall average price of £207,612 was cheaper than nearby Hertfordshire (£326,431), Cambridgeshire (£225,841) and Essex (£240,392). The priciest area within Bedfordshire was Studham (£569,535) and the least expensive was Houghton Regis (£142,917).
During the last year, sold prices in Bedfordshire were 3% up on the previous year and similar to 2010 when the average house price was £208,267.