Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £198,379. Detached properties had an average sold price of £348,944 and semi-detached properties averaged at £222,676.
South West, with an overall average price of £243,144 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£189,451), but was cheaper than South East (£332,312) and London (£533,018). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£273,893) and the cheapest was Cornwall (£229,849).
In the past year house prices in South West were 5% up on the year before and 7% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,242.