Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £213,558. Detached properties had an average sold price of £370,690 and semi-detached properties averaged at £238,224.
South West, with an overall average price of £258,694 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£198,123), but was cheaper than South East (£363,481) and London (£572,402). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£294,595) and the cheapest was Devon (£237,298).
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.