Most of the sales in Torfaen over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £107,060. Detached properties had an average sold price of £235,667 and semi-detached properties averaged at £137,726.
Torfaen, with an overall average price of £148,559 was more expensive than nearby Caerphilly (County of) (£134,518) and Blaenau Gwent (£94,027), but was cheaper than Monmouthshire (£253,693). The most expensive area within Torfaen was Ponthir (£255,866) and the cheapest was Forge Side (£72,600).
In the past year house prices in Torfaen were 5% up on the year before and 6% up on 2007 when they averaged at £139,847.