Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £156,638. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £102,156, while detached properties fetched £265,358.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £150,349, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£153,074), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£213,372) and Greater Manchester (£163,068). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£850,815) and the least expensive was Walton (£76,915).
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.