Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £118,289. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £149,628 and detached properties averaged at £251,557.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £158,445, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£155,085) and North Wales (£157,183), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£177,846). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£231,697) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£85,966).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were 4% up on the year before and 3% up on 2007 when they averaged at £154,307.