Last year most property sales in Bedfordshire involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £202,884. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £169,773, while detached properties fetched £330,410.
Bedfordshire, with an overall average price of £214,817 was cheaper than nearby Hertfordshire (£336,206), Cambridgeshire (£232,956) and Essex (£249,907). The priciest area within Bedfordshire was Woburn (£684,700) and the least expensive was Houghton Regis (£161,499).
During the last year, sold prices in Bedfordshire were 4% up on the previous year and 3% up on 2010 when the average house price was £208,267.