Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £156,211. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £102,212, while detached properties fetched £264,976.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £150,262, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£152,083), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£212,601) and Greater Manchester (£162,733). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£802,627) and the least expensive was Walton (£77,371).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were 4% up on the previous year and similar to 2007 when the average house price was £147,995.