Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £122,599. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £155,109 and detached properties averaged at £260,793.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £165,343, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£162,048) and North Wales (£167,556), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£203,212). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£243,367) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£89,177).
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 £154,729.