House prices in Dorset have gone up by an average of over £5,000 in the month of April, according to figures from the Land Registry.
The latest data from the government department reveals that in April 2022 average house prices in Dorset reached £351,076.
This was up from £345,644 in March, representing over a 1.6 per cent increase. In the last 12 months it has risen by 12.9 per cent.
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Breaking it down for specific types of housing, all prices saw an increase.
- Detached houses – Up to £525,344 from £517,005 in March
- Semi-detached houses – Up to £343,481 from £337,889 in March
- Terraced houses – Up to £272,533 from £268,103 in March
- Flats – Up to £187,566 from £185,258 in March
Even when comparing Dorset to the picture across the UK, the area is above the UK average with a typical property value in the nations reaching £281,161 in April.
In cash terms, the average house price in April was £31,575 higher than a year earlier with house price growth accelerating to 12.4 per cent in April 2022. Prices were up by 1.1 per cent month on month.
We have created this map for the South West so you can see the average house price in each neighbourhood since 1995.
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The above map can demonstrate which areas of Dorset are the most expensive for average house prices.