Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £157,996. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £102,396, while detached properties fetched £273,765.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £152,896, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£151,730), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£215,878) and Greater Manchester (£163,872). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£983,435) and the least expensive was Walton (£77,812).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were 3% up on the previous year and 3% up on 2007 when the average house price was £147,999.