Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £150,801. Detached properties had an average sold price of £261,026 and terraced properties averaged at £129,619.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £180,131, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£185,348), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£152,522) and cheaper than Rutland (£273,198). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£838,333) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£121,715).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2007 when they averaged at £180,356.