Most of the sales in South West over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £403,412. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £228,510 and semi-detached properties averaged at £259,636.
South West, with an overall average price of £282,977 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£216,511), but was cheaper than South East (£393,904) and London (£619,181). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£318,301) and the cheapest was Cornwall (£255,757).
In the past year house prices in South West were 5% up on the year before and 12% up on 2015 when they averaged at £252,870.