Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £115,293. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £146,705 and detached properties averaged at £246,583.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £155,459, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£152,540) and North Wales (£155,168), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£177,290). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£217,608) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£83,951).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2007 when they averaged at £154,296.