Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £149,929. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £96,220, while detached properties fetched £256,183.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £144,330, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£145,505), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£201,612) and Greater Manchester (£154,069). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£571,818) and the least expensive was Kensington (£72,000).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were similar to the previous year and similar to 2007 when the average house price was £148,014.