Topic: The chart shows information about changes in average house prices in five different cities between 1990 and 2002 compared with the average house prices in 1989
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The bar chart illustrates the fluctuations in the costs of an average house in five big cities in the world over the 13-year period from 1989.
Generally, a glance at the chart shows that during this period, the house price in London experienced the most dramatic change. In addition, between 1990 and 1995, there were almost significant reductions in the costs of house; reversely, in the next 5 years witnessed the growths of these.
Particularly, over the 5 years after 1989, the costs of an average house in Tokyo and London dropped by around 7%; whereas New York house prices fell by 5%. Adversely, there were slight rises of the price in Madrid and Frankfurt respectively by 2% and 3%.
From 1996 to 2002, the home price in London rocketed by 12% in comparison with in 1989. Similarly, the price in New York experienced a considerable increase by 5% above 1989 average; however houses in Tokyo remained cheaper than they were in 1989. Besides, compared with the 1990 – 1995 period, the house price in Madrid decreased by over 2%; nevertheless, homebuyers in Frankfurt could pay less money for a house.