This year has undeniably had a rough start as the country has seen rising prices in almost every aspect of life. From gas prices to our weekly groceries, from gas and electricity bills to council tax, the rising cost of living affects us all.

The latest information from the Consumer Price Index, the government’s method of measuring price changes, showed homeowner housing costs rose 5.5% over the 12-month period through February 2022. This increase was 4.9% over the 12-month period. to January 2022 and is expected to be even larger by the time the full April data is released.

Another area that saw a notable increase in costs was housing, as seen in March a new record for real estate prices. Last month, Rightmove reported that the average price of property on the market reached £354,564, marking the first time the £350,000 barrier had been breached.

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The government has released a new interactive heatmap that reveals the most affordable neighborhoods in each constituency. The information revealed that the most expensive area in Kent was Sevenoaks West and Chevening, with a median house price of £742,500, with house prices in this area averaging £430,000.

Meanwhile, the cheapest area was in Swale, with a median house price of £173,000 in Sheerness East, with the average house price in this area costing £267,000.

Scroll down to see the cheapest and most expensive neighborhoods in each Kent constituency. The house price figures used in the government data are the median price paid for properties in the twelve months to September 2021. The maps were released on March 28.

Ashford




The five cheapest districts:

Beaver and Singleton – £240,000

Washford and Stanhope – £240,000

Ashford Center – £249,250

Bybrook, Orchard Park and Godington – £275,000

Park Farm – £281,500

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Biddenden, Smarden and High Halden – £522,500

Charing, Pluckley and Challock – £455,000

Tenterden and Rolvenden – £390,000

Hamstreet and Oxney Island – £380,628

Brabourne Lees and North Romney – £372,500

Canterbury




The five cheapest districts:

Canterbury Wincheap – £250,000

Canterbury Barracks – £250,000

Canterbury Central and Westgate – £279,500

Sturry and Fordwich – £282,500

Canterbury St Stephen’s – £297,500

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Chestfield and South Tankerton – £450,000

Bridge, Bishopsbourne and Barham – £402,500

Blean Forest, Chartham Hatch and University – £385,000

Seasalter – £380,000

Whitstable Central and Tankerton – £372,500

Chatham and Aylesford




The five cheapest districts:

Luton – £178,000

Chatham South East – £185,000

Chatham Central and Rochester Riverside – £199,995

Chatham South West – £230,000

Cornerstone – £249,000

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Says – £355,000

Larkfield and New Hythe – £316,000

Walderslade – £312,000

Aylesford, Willham and Blue Bell Hill – £305,000

Snodland – £285,000

Dartford




The five cheapest districts:

Swanscombe – £280,000

Stone and Crossways – £287,500

Ebbsfleet and Greenhithe – £290,000

Newtown – £300,000

Dartford and West Hill Center – £302,500

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Hartley and Hodsoll Street – £563,500

Longfield, New Barn and Southfleet – £510,000

Joydens Wood – £470,000

Heath – £415,000

Wilmington and Hawley – £395,000

Dover




The five cheapest districts:

West Dover – £178,500

Bucklands and St Radigunds – £182,000

East Dover – £195,000

Aylesham and Elvington – £251,000

Mill Hill, Upper Deal and Northbourne – £257,500

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Kingsdown and St Margaret’s-at-Cliffe – £443,985

Eythorne and Shepherdswell – £341,500

East Offer – £325,000

Sandwich and Eastry – £323,750

Kearsney, River and Whitfield – £300,000

Faversham and Mid Kent




The five cheapest districts:

Parkwood and Senacre – £285,000

Mote Park – £302,500

Faversham East – £302,500

Teynham and Badlesmere – £315,000

Faversham West – £340,000

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Boxley and Detling – £425,000

Headcorn and Sutton Valence – £420,000

Grove Green – £410,000

Harrietsham, Hollingbourne and Lenham – £405,000

Loose Valley and Boughton Monchelsea – £375,000

Folkestone and Hythe




The five cheapest districts:

Folkestone Harbor – £177,500

Folkestone Feed – £200,000

Folkestone Central – £212,000

Cheriton and Horn Street – £266,000

North East Folkestone – £274,500

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Saltwood, Seawood and Etchinghill – £466,750

Lyminge, Densole and Elham – £395,000

Brabourne Lees and North Romney – £372,500

New Romney – £346,000

Lympne and Palmarsh – £335,000

Gillingham and Rainham




The five cheapest districts:

Gillingham Central – £200,000

Gillingham South – £210,000

Gillingham North – £210,000

Gillingham North East – £248,000

Rainham North East – £255,000

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Hempstead and Wigmore – £430,000

Rainham South West – £427,500

Rainham South East – £350,000

Gillingham South East – £323,750

Rainham North West – £320,000

Gravesham



The five cheapest districts:

Town of Gravesend – £237,250

Northfleet North – £257,000

Perry Street – £275,000

Single well – £278,750

Milton and chalk – £285,500

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Sole Street and Vigo – £485,000

Istead Rise and Meopham – £451,000

Higham and Shorene – £387,700

Gravesend South and Coldharbour – £371,950

Windmill Hill – £340,000

Maidstone and the Weald




The five cheapest districts:

Ringlestone and Central Maidstone – £235,000

Tovil – £255,000

Maidstone West – £255,000

Dam – £296,000

Mote Park – £302,500

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Marden – £475,000

Hawkhurst, Benenden and Sandhurst – £467,500

Yalding and Farleigh – £420,000

Grove Green – £410,000

Cranbrook, Sissinghurst and Frittenden – £386,750

North Thanet



The five cheapest districts:

Cliftonville West – £186,000

Town of Margate – £225,000

Salmestone – £240,000

Dane Valley and Northdown Hill – £250,000

West Gate – £260,000

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Beltinge and Bishopstone – £370,625

Hoath, Hersden and Littlebourne – £362,500

Herne Bay South and Greenhill – £337,500

Minster and St-Nicholas-at-Wade – £332,500

Westbrook and Garlinge – £325,000

Rochester and Strod




The five cheapest districts:

Chatham Central and Rochester Riverside – £199,995

North Strood and Frindsbury – £225,500

Chatham South West – £230,000

South Strood and Temple Marsh – £240,000

East Rochester – £250,000

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Broom Hill – £340,000

Cliffe – £335,000

Cuxton and Halling – £335,000

West Rochester – £335,000

South East Rochester – £327,500

Sevenoaks




The five cheapest districts:

Swanley West – £316,750

Darenth Valley – £320,525

New Ash Green – £329,250

Swanley South and Crockenhill – £379,250

Swanley East and Hextable – £390,000

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Sevenoaks West and Chevening – £742,500

Town of Sevenoaks and Weald – £734,000

Kemsing and Otford – £597,500

Westerham and Brasted – £487,500

Knockholt, Shoreham and Dunton Green – £470,000

South Thanet




The five cheapest districts:

Cliftonville West – £186,000

Port of Ramsgate – £210,000

Newington – £220,000

Ramsgate Ellington – £239,995

Salmestone – £240,000

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Broadstairs North – £375,000

Broadstairs South – £365,000

East Cliftonville and Kingsgate – £340,000

Sasha and Wingham – £330,000

Nethercourt, Pegwell and Cliffsend – £330,000

Swale




The five cheapest districts:

East Sheerness – £173,000

Sheerness West – £183,500

Sittingbourne Central and Milton Regis – £200,000

Sittingbourne East – £233,500

Queenborough – £240,000

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Sittingbourne South, Bapchild and Bredgar – £375,500

Newington, Halstow and Upchurch – £350,000

North Cathedral – £335,000

Teynham and Badlesmere – £315,000

Sittingbourne West – £285,000

Tonbridge and Malling



The five cheapest districts:

Larkfield and New Hythe – £316,000

Edenbridge – £350,000

Town of Tonbridge – £354,888

Tonbridge South and Haysden – £392,500

East Malling, West Malling and Trottiscliffe – £403,500

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Hever, Penshurst and Leigh – £655,000

Hildenborough – £498,000

Kings Hill and Wateringbury – £491,500

Tonbridge Higham Wood – £465,500

Borough Green, Wrotham and Shipbourne – £455,000

Tunbridge Wells




The five cheapest districts:

Tunbridge Wells Center – £305,000

High brooms and Sherwood – £340,000

Ramslye and Rusthall – £342,500

Southborough East and Longfield Road – £365,000

Paddock Wood and Five Oak Green – £365,000

The five most expensive neighborhoods:

Langton Green, Speldhurst and Bidborough – £650,000

Tunbridge Wells South – £640,000

Goudhurst, Horsmonden and Lamberhurst – £552,500

Tunbridge Wells West – £491,350

Hawkhurst, Benenden and Sandhurst – £467,500

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