Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £210,085. Detached properties had an average sold price of £367,401 and semi-detached properties averaged at £233,816.
South West, with an overall average price of £256,202 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£198,077), but was cheaper than South East (£357,016) and London (£556,350). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£292,117) and the cheapest was Devon (£238,026).
In the past year house prices in South West were 5% up on the year before and 12% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,837.