Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £309,533. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £183,600 and terraced properties averaged at £153,121.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £214,880 was more expensive than nearby Nottinghamshire (£181,834), but was cheaper than Rutland (£306,782) and Northamptonshire (£234,799). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£1,462,500) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£147,568).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 4% up on the year before and 12% up on 2014 when they averaged at £191,683.