Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £153,678. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £98,219, while detached properties fetched £259,639.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £146,841, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£146,188), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£205,118) and Greater Manchester (£157,843). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£703,000) and the least expensive was Walton (£75,281).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were 3% up on the previous year and similar to 2007 when the average house price was £147,995.