Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £114,965. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £146,321 and detached properties averaged at £245,477.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £154,922, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£152,185) and North Wales (£154,531), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£173,559). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£216,556) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£82,470).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2007 when they averaged at £154,298.