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House prices in the East rising - bucking the national trend

Land Registry Photo: Rebekah Downes/PA Wire/Press Association Images

House prices in the East of England are still slowly rising and bucking the national falling trend according to Britain's largest survey of property prices from the Land Registry.

The average house price in the region in April was £173,357 - a rise of 0.1% since March and up 0.5% since April 2011. It's the biggest rise in house prices of any part of England apart from London.

Nationally the average house price is £160,417 which represents a monthly fall of 0.3% or a year-on-year drop of 1%.

Land Registry average house prices for the Anglia region in April:

  • Bedford - £155,035 (down 0.4% since last year)
  • Cambridgeshire - £176.319 (unchanged since last year)
  • Central Bedfordshire - £171,459 (up 1.9% since last year)
  • City of Peterborough - £108,555 (up 2.5% since last year)
  • Essex - £187, 895 (down 0.8% since last year)
  • Hertfordshire - £240,970 (up 1.1% since last year)
  • Luton - £128,965 (up 3.3% since last year)
  • Milton Keynes - £150,613 (down 0.6% since last year)
  • Norfolk - £144,554 (up 0.5% since last year)
  • Northamptonshire - £135,514 (up 0.6% since last year)
  • Rutland - £208,483 (down 3.4% since last year)
  • Southend-on-Sea - £151,708 (down 0.1% since last year)
  • Suffolk - £152,217 (down -1.9% since last year)

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