Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £123,269. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £155,757 and detached properties averaged at £261,671.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £165,771, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£162,710) and North Wales (£167,746), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£194,400). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£243,244) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£88,641).
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 £154,725.