Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £119,013. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £150,863 and detached properties averaged at £252,762.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £159,464, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£158,051), Mid Wales (£164,240) and North Wales (£159,285). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£233,472) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£86,947).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were 4% up on the year before and 3% up on 2007 when they averaged at £154,304.