Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £302,793. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £182,082 and terraced properties averaged at £152,370.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £213,060 was more expensive than nearby Nottinghamshire (£180,726), but was cheaper than Rutland (£304,625) and Northamptonshire (£229,999). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£1,462,500) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£145,567).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 4% up on the year before and 11% up on 2014 when they averaged at £191,683.