Most of the sales in West Sussex over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £472,891. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £252,616 and flats averaged at £171,612.
West Sussex, with an overall average price of £304,737 was more expensive than nearby East Sussex (£287,208) and Hampshire (£268,756), but was cheaper than Surrey (£444,390). The most expensive area within West Sussex was Petworth (£608,493) and the cheapest was West Worthing (£216,496).
In the past year house prices in West Sussex were 7% up on the year before and 12% up on 2010 when they averaged at £272,613.