According to figures just released by the Halifax, the average price per home has risen from £86,095 to £164,310. This is an increase of 91%.
Contrary to a lot of media coverage, the average price for a home in the North of England has increased the most and grown by 102%, compared to a 75% increase in the South of England.
Huge differences between average prices in the North and South remain. The average price per home in the south is £206,091 and in the North is £132,163.