Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £118,799. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £151,050 and detached properties averaged at £253,680.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £159,835, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£159,242), Mid Wales (£166,519) and North Wales (£159,773). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£236,095) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£87,597).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were 4% up on the year before and 4% up on 2007 when they averaged at £154,305.