House prices rise above national average in 2012

Thu 10 January 2013, 3:45 pm

Reading's house prices rose by some 1.98 per cent in 2012 - almost double the national average, according to a survey by property website Zoopla.

The town ranked ninth on a table of the nation’s best performing housing hotspots, with the average value of a property rising by some £5,797 to £293,267 during the year, the Reading Post reported.

It said the average UK property was now worth £228,226.

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