Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £158,061. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £102,776, while detached properties fetched £275,608.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £154,506, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£152,432), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£216,780) and Greater Manchester (£166,305). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£863,949) and the least expensive was Walton (£78,180).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were 4% up on the previous year and 4% up on 2007 when the average house price was £147,999.