Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £194,679. Detached properties had an average sold price of £345,779 and semi-detached properties averaged at £219,254.
South West, with an overall average price of £239,640 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£185,002), but was cheaper than South East (£326,163) and London (£523,953). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£271,651) and the cheapest was Devon (£226,415).
In the past year house prices in South West were 5% up on the year before and 5% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,231.