Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £214,873. Detached properties had an average sold price of £371,624 and semi-detached properties averaged at £240,987.
South West, with an overall average price of £260,039 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£198,634), but was cheaper than South East (£365,945) and London (£574,616). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£294,877) and the cheapest was Devon (£237,641).
In the past year house prices in South West were 4% up on the year before and 14% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,501.