Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £154,626. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £99,319, while detached properties fetched £259,794.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £147,753, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£147,606), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£207,850) and Greater Manchester (£158,980). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£696,750) and the least expensive was Walton (£75,510).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were 4% up on the previous year and similar to 2007 when the average house price was £147,994.