Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £265,649. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £154,575 and terraced properties averaged at £131,636.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £183,638, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£190,335), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£152,685) and cheaper than Rutland (£275,941). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£736,417) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£124,883).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 4% up on the year before and similar to 2007 when they averaged at £180,371.