House price rise

The value of an average home in the South West has risen by nearly 4% in the past month. That's an increase of around £10,000.

'Buyers more confident'

Estate Agents in the region are reporting an increase in confidence among buyers.

Malcolm Prescott, of Webbers Estate Agency, reports that houses are selling quickly at the right price. In Braunton, since the start of the year, his agency has sold 9 properties within days of coming on the market.

Value of house rises 10k in a month

House prices in the West Country have soared Credit: ITV News West Country

The price of houses in the West Country has gone up by 3.9% in the last month. That's according to the Rightmove House Price Index.

The average price of a house in this region has risen from £253,897 in March to £263,870 in April.

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