Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £155,315. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £100,679, while detached properties fetched £263,098.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £148,547, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£150,051), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£210,306) and Greater Manchester (£160,777). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£807,375) and the least expensive was Walton (£77,044).
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.