Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £155,389. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £101,000, while detached properties fetched £262,002.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £148,804, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£148,983), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£210,210) and Greater Manchester (£159,596). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£807,375) and the least expensive was Walton (£75,840).
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.