Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £153,170. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £96,876, while detached properties fetched £260,918.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £146,629, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£144,073), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£204,439) and Greater Manchester (£155,481). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£687,000) and the least expensive was Walton (£73,430).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were 5% up on the previous year and similar to 2007 when the average house price was £147,995.