House prices increased by 1.9% – more than the average for Wales – in Flintshire in March, new figures show.

The rise contributes to the longer-term trend, which has seen property prices in the area grow by 3.7% over the last year.

The average Flintshire house price in March was £221,818. Land Registry figures show a 1.9% increase on February.

Over the month, the picture was different to that across Wales, where prices increased 0.9%, and Flintshire was above the 0.7% rise for the UK as a whole.

Over the last year, the average sale price of property in Flintshire rose by £7,800 – putting the area third among Wales’s 22 local authorities with price data for annual growth.


First-time buyers in Flintshire spent an average of £187,200 on their property – £6,800 more than a year ago, and £48,800 more than in March 2019.

By comparison, former owner-occupiers paid £248,000 on average in March – 32.5% more than first-time buyers.

Property types

Owners of flats saw the biggest rise in property prices in Flintshire in March – they increased 2.3%, to £107,680 on average. Over the last year, prices rose by 2%.

Among other types of property:

Detached: up 2.1% monthly; up 3.8% annually; £309,280 average

Semi-detached: up 1.7% monthly; up 3.9% annually; £193,023 average

Terraced: up 1.7% monthly; up 3.3% annually; £156,471 average

How do property prices in Flintshire compare?

Buyers paid 3.8% more than the average price in Wales (£214,000) in March for a property in Flintshire. Across Wales, property prices are low compared to those across the UK, where the average cost is £283,000.

The most expensive properties in Wales were in Monmouthshire – £340,000 on average, and 1.5 times the price as in Flintshire. Monmouthshire properties cost 2.6 times the price as homes in Merthyr Tydfil (£131,000 average), at the other end of the scale.

The highest property prices across the UK were in Kensington and Chelsea.


Average property price in March:

Flintshire: £221,818

Wales: £213,753

UK: £282,776

Annual growth to March:

Flintshire: +3.7%

Wales: +1.3%

UK: +1.8%