Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £161,438. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £103,898, while detached properties fetched £277,806.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £156,176, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£155,530), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£220,694) and Greater Manchester (£170,295). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£750,206) and the least expensive was Kensington (£79,252).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were 3% up on the previous year and 6% up on 2007 when the average house price was £148,020.