Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £161,800. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £104,262, while detached properties fetched £280,352.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £155,254, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£154,428), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£221,074) and Greater Manchester (£172,094). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£704,834) and the least expensive was Toxteth (£83,147).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were similar to the previous year and 5% up on 2007 when the average house price was £147,888.