Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £119,394. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £151,844 and detached properties averaged at £255,425.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £160,777, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£162,580) and North Wales (£160,644), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£172,589). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£240,003) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£87,550).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were 3% up on the year before and 4% up on 2007 when they averaged at £154,325.