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Housing: Prices

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 29 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the mix-adjusted average price of a property purchased by a first time buyer was in the most recent period for which figures are available. (252193)

Communities and Local Government calculate monthly mix-adjusted average purchase prices of domestic dwellings bought by first time buyers based on data from the Regulated Mortgage Survey. This is available for the UK, by country and Government Office region back to February 2002 on our website at:

http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/housing/xls/livetable592.xls

From the weblink given the average mix-adjusted price of a property bought by a first time buyer in November 2008 was £147,329 in England.