Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £160,306. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £104,033, while detached properties fetched £279,118.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £156,298, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£154,138), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£219,570) and Greater Manchester (£169,063). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£835,330) and the least expensive was Walton (£79,602).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were 4% up on the previous year and 6% up on 2007 when the average house price was £147,976.