Prices of housing in some town in 2005

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 with answer.

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The graph below describes prices of housing in some town in 2005.

Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

You should write at least 150 words.

Average prices of houses in some town in 2005

Average prices of houses in some town in 2005

Sample Answer:
The given graph gives data on the housing prices from July to December of 2005 in some town. According to the given line graph, the average prices of houses in market was much higher than the sell price.

Initially in July, 2005, the average market price of housing in some town was more than 330 thousand dollars and at the same time the sell price was just above 300 thousand dollars. The prices of the houses started decreasing from the end of the July and reached to 320 thousand dollars market price and 290 thousand dollars in sell price. The sell price remained steady from September to mid-October and then increased sharply. On the other hand the market price of houses decreased from early October till the December. Finally in the mid-December the differences between the market price and sell prices reached to the minimum level and on an average the housing prices was 310 thousand dollars at that period of the year.