Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £162,677. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £104,569, while detached properties fetched £280,369.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £156,557, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£155,118), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£222,109) and Greater Manchester (£172,944). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£679,100) and the least expensive was Walton (£84,482).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were similar to the previous year and 6% up on 2007 when the average house price was £147,888.