Last year most property sales in Merseyside involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £174,856. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £112,832, while detached properties fetched £301,776.
Merseyside, with an overall average price of £167,682, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Lancashire (£165,241), but was cheaper than Cheshire (£251,305) and Greater Manchester (£192,999). The priciest area within Merseyside was Caldy (£663,864) and the least expensive was Walton (£86,102).
During the last year, sold prices in Merseyside were similar to the previous year and 8% up on 2015 when the average house price was £155,350.