Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £199,993. Detached properties had an average sold price of £353,625 and semi-detached properties averaged at £224,938.
South West, with an overall average price of £245,804 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£190,420), but was cheaper than South East (£334,673) and London (£530,753). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£277,008) and the cheapest was Devon (£232,798).
In the past year house prices in South West were 5% up on the year before and 8% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,247.