Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £153,041. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £97,003, while detached properties fetched £260,394.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £146,377, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£144,677), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£203,823) and Greater Manchester (£157,095). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£702,235) and the least expensive was Walton (£74,553).
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.