Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £212,992. Detached properties had an average sold price of £370,237 and semi-detached properties averaged at £237,953.
South West, with an overall average price of £258,048 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£197,814), but was cheaper than South East (£362,068) and London (£572,949). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£293,615) and the cheapest was Devon (£237,231).
In the past year house prices in South West were 4% up on the year before and 13% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,503.