Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £162,217. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £104,277, while detached properties fetched £279,514.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £155,140, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£154,386), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£222,156) and Greater Manchester (£172,351). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£730,945) and the least expensive was Toxteth (£82,323).
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.