Most of the sales in West Sussex over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £475,273. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £253,891 and flats averaged at £176,502.
West Sussex, with an overall average price of £307,796 was more expensive than nearby East Sussex (£289,700) and Hampshire (£272,756), but was cheaper than Surrey (£448,653). The most expensive area within West Sussex was Petworth (£618,901) and the cheapest was Lancing (£224,785).
In the past year house prices in West Sussex were 8% up on the year before and 13% up on 2010 when they averaged at £272,613.