Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £212,608. Detached properties had an average sold price of £371,166 and semi-detached properties averaged at £236,535.
South West, with an overall average price of £258,186 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£198,026), but was cheaper than South East (£362,210) and London (£571,792). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£293,006) and the cheapest was Devon (£237,084).
In the past year house prices in South West were 5% up on the year before and 13% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,837.