Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £199,397. Detached properties had an average sold price of £353,276 and semi-detached properties averaged at £224,387.
South West, with an overall average price of £245,517 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£190,261), but was cheaper than South East (£334,722) and London (£532,455). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£275,661) and the cheapest was Devon (£232,482).
In the past year house prices in South West were 6% up on the year before and 8% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,249.