Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £123,141. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £158,010 and detached properties averaged at £266,764.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £166,926, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£162,856) and North Wales (£168,225), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£232,034). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£237,530) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£90,575).
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.