Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £122,901. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £157,570 and detached properties averaged at £266,674.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £166,843, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£162,763) and North Wales (£167,421), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£219,461). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£238,156) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£90,117).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were 3% up on the year before and 7% up on 2007 when they averaged at £155,273.