Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £203,630. Detached properties had an average sold price of £355,203 and semi-detached properties averaged at £226,978.
South West, with an overall average price of £248,823 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£193,150), but was cheaper than South East (£341,729) and London (£539,018). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£281,468) and the cheapest was Devon (£234,490).
In the past year house prices in South West were 5% up on the year before and 9% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,250.