Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £200,315. Detached properties had an average sold price of £353,446 and semi-detached properties averaged at £225,252.
South West, with an overall average price of £246,059 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£190,532), but was cheaper than South East (£334,457) and London (£529,675). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£280,080) and the cheapest was Devon (£232,141).
In the past year house prices in South West were 5% up on the year before and 8% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,253.