Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £264,512. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £153,093 and terraced properties averaged at £131,252.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £182,304, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£187,796), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£152,564) and cheaper than Rutland (£275,545). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£685,000) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£123,695).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2007 when they averaged at £180,329.