Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £161,277. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £103,347, while detached properties fetched £282,196.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £156,080, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£154,243), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£221,168) and Greater Manchester (£171,459). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£792,192) and the least expensive was Kensington (£82,011).
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 £148,020.