Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £149,143. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £95,259, while detached properties fetched £255,718.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £143,411, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£144,843), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£201,243) and Greater Manchester (£153,640). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£557,727) and the least expensive was Kensington (£72,373).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were similar to the previous year and 3% down on 2007 when the average house price was £147,994.