Most of the sales in West Sussex over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £509,291. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £287,376 and flats averaged at £192,804.
West Sussex, with an overall average price of £334,985 was more expensive than nearby East Sussex (£310,838) and Hampshire (£294,045), but was cheaper than Surrey (£492,451). The most expensive area within West Sussex was Rusper (£676,383) and the cheapest was West Worthing (£251,573).
In the past year house prices in West Sussex were 6% up on the year before and 19% up on 2013 when they averaged at £282,171.