Last year most property sales in Bedfordshire involved terraced properties which sold for on average £173,543. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £207,826, while detached properties fetched £341,925.
Bedfordshire, with an overall average price of £218,847 was cheaper than nearby Hertfordshire (£345,330), Cambridgeshire (£236,185) and Essex (£254,513). The priciest area within Bedfordshire was Woburn (£690,778) and the least expensive was Houghton Regis (£168,365).
During the last year, sold prices in Bedfordshire were 6% up on the previous year and 5% up on 2010 when the average house price was £208,258.