Most of the sales in Torfaen over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £107,031. Detached properties had an average sold price of £235,429 and semi-detached properties averaged at £139,016.
Torfaen, with an overall average price of £148,793 was more expensive than nearby Caerphilly (County of) (£137,468) and Blaenau Gwent (£96,994), but was cheaper than Monmouthshire (£255,575). The most expensive area within Torfaen was Ponthir (£259,880) and the cheapest was Forge Side (£75,738).
In the past year house prices in Torfaen were similar to the year before and 6% up on 2007 when they averaged at £139,847.