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County house prices at a four-year high
11:10am Tuesday 3rd July 2012 in Bicester
House prices in the county have risen to their highest level for almost four years.
Latest figures from the Government’s Land Registry show the average cost of a home was £241,290 in May, up 0.8 per cent on the previous month.
The last time prices were as high was in August 2008 when it was £241,334.
Overall, prices have risen by 1.9 per cent for the year to date and have gone up consistently for the last five months.
Nationally, the average price of a property is £161,677, up 0.5 per cent on the previous month.