Fife property: the top ten cheapest places to buy property in Fife
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The data analysed every region, and also revealed average house prices for more than 1000 smaller neighbourhoods, where differences were often even more pronounced.
The most expensive place in Fife was in St Andrews north and Strathkinnes with an average price of £562,000.
At the other end of the scale, the least expensive houses were up to eight times cheaper. Methil East proved to be the place for the least expensive housing with an average price of £69,000.
That was followed by Methil West £75,000; Buckhaven, Denbeath & Muiredge £82,256; Glenrothes, Macedonia and Tanshall £82.550; Kirkcaldy Bennochy East £85,000; Kirkcaldy Linktown & Seafield: £86,000; Leven East £87,104; Glenrothes Auchmuty £91,275; Glenrothes Cadham & Pitcoudie: £92,000; Glenrothes Collydean £95,100.
Across Scotland, Inverclyde was the cheapest council area to buy a home in 2022, with the average price coming in at £95,000 – almost twice as cheap as the national average of £180,000.
Our analysis excludes areas with fewer than 10 house sales. The figures do not adjust for the different types of housing sold in different areas and averages can be affected by, for instance, new housing developments going on sale in an area that year.