Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £201,534. Detached properties had an average sold price of £355,148 and semi-detached properties averaged at £225,754.
South West, with an overall average price of £247,238 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£191,619), but was cheaper than South East (£337,288) and London (£531,800). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£280,461) and the cheapest was Devon (£232,618).
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 £228,253.