Last year most property sales in West Midlands involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £160,097. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £134,634, while detached properties fetched £280,210.
West Midlands, with an overall average price of £179,992 was more expensive than nearby East Midlands (£167,380) and North West (£160,847), but was cheaper than South West (£232,104). The priciest area within West Midlands was Warwickshire (£231,951) and the least expensive was Staffordshire (£158,718).
During the last year, sold prices in West Midlands were similar to the previous year and similar to 2010 when the average house price was £178,116.