House prices in Central Bedfordshire: the 15 areas where average prices decreased the most in the last year

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Friday, 7th May 2021, 4:27 pm
Updated Friday, 7th May 2021, 4:39 pm
The 15 areas of Central Bedfordshire where house prices fell in the past year

In Central Bedfordshire, prices rose by 1.2 per cent in the year to September 2020. Across the East of England, prices rose by 2.2 per cent.

But what about the areas where prices fell?

The biggest price drop was in Houghton Regis North where the average price fell to £228,375, down by 16.4 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 72 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 41 per cent.

The ONS also publishes house price figures by Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOAs) – small geographic areas containing an average of 7,200 people.

These are the eight neighbourhoods (MSOAs) that make up Central Bedfordshire that had a drop in house prices over the same period.

The second biggest price drop was in Arlesey & Henlow where the average price fell to £343,506, down by 8.5 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 192 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of three per cent.
The third biggest price drop was in Sandy North where the average price fell to £268,379, down by 6.2 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 63 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 13 per cent.
The fourth biggest price drop was in Biggleswade East where the average price fell to £307,406, down by 5.7 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 162 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 34 per cent.
The fifth biggest price drop was in Flitwick West where the average price fell to £325,668, down by 5.2 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 142 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 28 per cent.
The sixth biggest price drop was in Dunstable Central where the average price fell to £235,345, down by 5.1 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 218 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 16 per cent.
The seventh biggest price drop was in Ampthill & Millbrook where the average price fell to £394,191, down by 4.4 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 136 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 37 per cent.
The eighth biggest price drop was in Dunstable South where the average price fell to £293,980, down by 2.4 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 53 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 38 per cent.
The ninth biggest price drop was in Clifton, Meppershall & Stondon where the average price fell to £376,240, down by 1.8 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 137 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 26 per cent.
The tenth biggest price drop was in Dunstable West where the average price fell to £269,585, down by 1.8 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 130 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of eight per cent.
The eleventh biggest price drop was in Potton where the average price fell to £370,846, down by 1.6 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 138 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of eight per cent.
The twelfth biggest price drop was in Westoning, Harlington & Silsoe where the average price fell to £432,307, down by 0.8 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 121 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of two per cent.
The thirteenth biggest price drop was in Blunham, Caldecote & Broom where the average price fell to £437,406, down by 0.7 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 103 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of six per cent.
The fourteenth biggest price drop was in Leighton Buzzard North & East where the average price fell to £382,950, down by 0.6 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 103 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a rise of five per cent.
The biggest price drop was in Dunstable East where the average price fell to £274,034, down by 0.4 per cent on the year to September 2019. Overall, 66 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 37 per cent.