Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £120,001. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £151,859 and detached properties averaged at £253,769.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £161,113, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£161,102), Mid Wales (£166,402) and North Wales (£160,172). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£236,113) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£88,187).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were 5% up on the year before and 4% up on 2007 when they averaged at £154,305.