Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £295,445. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £177,722 and terraced properties averaged at £147,993.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £205,154 was more expensive than nearby Nottinghamshire (£172,951), but was cheaper than Rutland (£287,838) and Northamptonshire (£219,996). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£913,750) and the cheapest was Barwell (£140,693).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 3% up on the year before and 14% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,732.