Last year most property sales in Dorset involved detached properties which sold for on average £529,523. Flats sold for an average price of £255,236, while terraced properties fetched £288,739.
Dorset, with an overall average price of £390,131 was more expensive than nearby Somerset (£347,816), Wiltshire (£327,104) and Bristol (County) (£364,973). The priciest area within Dorset was Studland (£2,562,500) and the least expensive was Portland (£219,242).
During the last year, sold prices in Dorset were 9% up on the previous year and 19% up on 2019 when the average house price was £328,391.