Last year most property sales in Dorset involved detached properties which sold for on average £458,535. Flats sold for an average price of £214,651, while terraced properties fetched £256,242.
Dorset, with an overall average price of £325,361, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Bristol (County) (£315,430), but was more expensive than Somerset (£291,311) and Wiltshire (£288,225). The priciest area within Dorset was Studland (£1,356,250) and the least expensive was Portland (£195,595).
During the last year, sold prices in Dorset were 3% up on the previous year and 14% up on 2015 when the average house price was £286,644.