Most of the sales in West Sussex over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £480,940. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £261,880 and flats averaged at £185,429.
West Sussex, with an overall average price of £313,386 was more expensive than nearby East Sussex (£291,696) and Hampshire (£277,616), but was cheaper than Surrey (£455,280). The most expensive area within West Sussex was Bosham (£644,268) and the cheapest was Pagham (£223,208).
In the past year house prices in West Sussex were 6% up on the year before and 15% up on 2010 when they averaged at £272,714.