Most of the sales in Torfaen over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £103,452. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £137,144 and detached properties averaged at £235,988.
Torfaen, with an overall average price of £144,765 was more expensive than nearby Caerphilly (County of) (£133,336) and Blaenau Gwent (£92,296), but was cheaper than Monmouthshire (£245,093). The most expensive area within Torfaen was Ponthir (£234,497) and the cheapest was Forge Side (£72,500).
In the past year house prices in Torfaen were similar to the year before and 4% up on 2007 when they averaged at £139,847.