Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £156,339. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £102,564, while detached properties fetched £268,630.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £150,972, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£151,845), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£213,648) and Greater Manchester (£163,485). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£903,829) and the least expensive was Walton (£78,234).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were 3% up on the previous year and similar to 2007 when the average house price was £147,995.