Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £121,220. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £153,838 and detached properties averaged at £258,646.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £163,252, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£163,246) and North Wales (£165,995), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£187,591). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£243,246) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£86,155).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were similar to the year before and 6% up on 2007 when they averaged at £154,394.