Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £119,728. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £152,250 and detached properties averaged at £254,570.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £161,190, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£162,816) and North Wales (£164,017), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£180,705). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£241,498) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£88,076).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were similar to the year before and 4% up on 2007 when they averaged at £154,363.