Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £162,759. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £105,391, while detached properties fetched £281,492.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £156,800, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£155,103), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£223,210) and Greater Manchester (£173,792). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£679,100) and the least expensive was Walton (£83,623).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were similar to the previous year and 6% up on 2007 when the average house price was £147,888.