Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £147,386. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £95,783, while detached properties fetched £249,990.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £141,521, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£143,522), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£200,478) and Greater Manchester (£152,324). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£515,556) and the least expensive was Walton (£74,286).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were similar to the previous year and 4% down on 2007 when the average house price was £147,992.