Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £269,214. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £158,001 and terraced properties averaged at £132,454.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £185,843, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£192,856), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£154,860) and cheaper than Rutland (£269,158). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£673,700) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£126,466).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 4% up on the year before and 3% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,371.