Most of the sales in West Sussex over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £478,565. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £258,857 and flats averaged at £181,280.
West Sussex, with an overall average price of £311,218 was more expensive than nearby East Sussex (£291,153) and Hampshire (£274,999), but was cheaper than Surrey (£451,074). The most expensive area within West Sussex was West Chiltington (£588,464) and the cheapest was Lancing (£227,873).
In the past year house prices in West Sussex were 7% up on the year before and 14% up on 2010 when they averaged at £272,714.