Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £197,798. Detached properties had an average sold price of £348,387 and semi-detached properties averaged at £221,800.
South West, with an overall average price of £242,798 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£188,834), but was cheaper than South East (£331,834) and London (£534,092). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£275,704) and the cheapest was Cornwall (£230,031).
In the past year house prices in South West were 6% up on the year before and 6% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,235.