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Stroud in Gloucestershire has seen the biggest increase in house prices, outside London and the South East.
The average home there now costs more than £282,000 a rise of 15% since the beginning of 2015, according to figures released today by Halifax.
Across the whole UK, house prices are up by an average of 10%.
New figures suggest house prices across the West are rising out of reach of local people.
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House prices in Bristol have grown at a faster rate than those in London in recent months, property analyst Hometrack has reported.
London property prices increased by 0.5% in the three months to November.
But property values in Bristol recorded a 0.6% uplift for the same period.
Homes in Bristol are now worth £218,600 typically, having become £26,600 more expensive over the last year.
First-time-buyers in Exeter who can't afford a new property are being offered shared ownership.
Details about shares of up to 80% market value are available at an information session at the Guildhall from 1pm to 7pm today, 25 September.
It's being run by the city council in partnership with the government agency, "Help To Buy South West".