Last year most property sales in Bedfordshire involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £205,931. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £171,411, while detached properties fetched £339,698.
Bedfordshire, with an overall average price of £217,476 was cheaper than nearby Hertfordshire (£343,721), Cambridgeshire (£238,213) and Essex (£253,425). The priciest area within Bedfordshire was Woburn (£640,909) and the least expensive was Houghton Regis (£166,091).
During the last year, sold prices in Bedfordshire were 6% up on the previous year and 4% up on 2010 when the average house price was £208,267.