The Shetland Isles noticed the most important home value enhance within the UK final 12 months, registering an increase of 26%, in line with the Workplace for Nationwide Statistics (ONS).
Throughout the nation as an entire, costs rose by 7.2%, in comparison with 6.9% in 2015.
The common value of a home or flat reached £220,000 within the 12 months to the top of December, the ONS said.
The area with the most important enhance was the East of England (11.three%), adopted by the South East (eight.5%).
After the Shetlands, the place the place costs rose quickest was Basildon, in Essex, which noticed a median rise of 17.three%. Close by Maldon noticed costs go up by 16.2%.
Costs fell most dramatically in Aberdeen, down 9,eight%. The market there has suffered from a downturn within the oil business.