Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £123,808. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £159,267 and detached properties averaged at £268,453.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £167,754, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£164,121) and North Wales (£168,063), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£194,129). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£238,398) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£89,763).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were 3% up on the year before and 8% up on 2007 when they averaged at £155,273.