Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £120,002. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £152,429 and detached properties averaged at £254,136.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £161,061, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£162,052) and North Wales (£160,522), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£170,971). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£238,626) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£88,411).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were 4% up on the year before and 4% up on 2007 when they averaged at £154,322.