Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £157,584. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £103,387, while detached properties fetched £271,393.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £152,500, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£151,646), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£214,509) and Greater Manchester (£163,477). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£927,980) and the least expensive was Walton (£77,358).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were 3% up on the previous year and 3% up on 2007 when the average house price was £147,999.