Most of the sales in West Sussex over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £460,858. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £245,369 and flats averaged at £167,251.
West Sussex, with an overall average price of £298,271 was more expensive than nearby East Sussex (£281,731) and Hampshire (£264,388), but was cheaper than Surrey (£435,264). The most expensive area within West Sussex was West Chiltington (£594,878) and the cheapest was West Worthing (£214,683).
In the past year house prices in West Sussex were 6% up on the year before and 9% up on 2010 when they averaged at £272,583.