Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £119,023. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £151,585 and detached properties averaged at £255,439.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £160,755, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£161,973) and North Wales (£161,691), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£173,390). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£239,960) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£87,375).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were similar to the year before and 4% up on 2007 when they averaged at £154,361.