Most of the sales in South Wales over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £118,501. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £150,499 and detached properties averaged at £253,393.
South Wales, with an overall average price of £158,978, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby West Wales (£156,692) and North Wales (£158,632), but was cheaper than Mid Wales (£167,459). The most expensive area within South Wales was Monmouthshire (£232,791) and the cheapest was Blaenau Gwent (£86,493).
In the past year house prices in South Wales were 4% up on the year before and 3% up on 2007 when they averaged at £154,304.