Most of the sales in West Sussex over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £478,366. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £255,803 and flats averaged at £179,100.
West Sussex, with an overall average price of £310,478 was more expensive than nearby East Sussex (£290,910) and Hampshire (£272,810), but was cheaper than Surrey (£449,867). The most expensive area within West Sussex was Petworth (£601,392) and the cheapest was Pagham (£226,469).
In the past year house prices in West Sussex were 9% up on the year before and 14% up on 2010 when they averaged at £272,729.