Most of the sales in South West over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £362,451. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £207,880 and semi-detached properties averaged at £230,962.
South West, with an overall average price of £253,919 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£196,040), but was cheaper than South East (£350,465) and London (£545,709). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£287,507) and the cheapest was Devon (£237,447).
In the past year house prices in South West were 5% up on the year before and 11% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,277.