Most of the sales in South West over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £404,887. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £229,282 and semi-detached properties averaged at £260,903.
South West, with an overall average price of £284,176 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£217,932), but was cheaper than South East (£395,560) and London (£623,525). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£318,352) and the cheapest was Cornwall (£256,483).
In the past year house prices in South West were 5% up on the year before and 12% up on 2015 when they averaged at £252,866.