Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £186,500. Detached properties had an average sold price of £332,363 and semi-detached properties averaged at £210,750.
South West, with an overall average price of £231,663 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£180,112), but was cheaper than South East (£310,021) and London (£488,294). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£263,325) and the cheapest was Devon (£217,809).
In the past year house prices in South West were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2010 when they averaged at £228,232.