Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £217,864. Detached properties had an average sold price of £375,903 and semi-detached properties averaged at £244,035.
South West, with an overall average price of £263,369 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£200,952), but was cheaper than South East (£369,778) and London (£579,758). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£296,100) and the cheapest was Devon (£240,689).
In the past year house prices in South West were 5% up on the year before and 15% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,513.