Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £122,599. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £157,402 and detached properties averaged at £266,007.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £166,657, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£163,332) and North Wales (£167,649), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£205,559). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£239,246) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£89,628).
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 £154,725.