Last year most property sales in Bedfordshire involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £202,332. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £168,648, while detached properties fetched £327,678.
Bedfordshire, with an overall average price of £213,820 was cheaper than nearby Hertfordshire (£335,384), Cambridgeshire (£232,986) and Essex (£249,139). The priciest area within Bedfordshire was Woburn (£647,250) and the least expensive was Houghton Regis (£157,928).
During the last year, sold prices in Bedfordshire were 3% up on the previous year and 3% up on 2010 when the average house price was £208,267.