Most of the sales in West Sussex over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £480,659. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £260,485 and flats averaged at £182,666.
West Sussex, with an overall average price of £311,647 was more expensive than nearby East Sussex (£291,356) and Hampshire (£275,635), but was cheaper than Surrey (£451,009). The most expensive area within West Sussex was West Chiltington (£606,068) and the cheapest was Lancing (£232,789).
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.