Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £297,004. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £173,375 and terraced properties averaged at £144,987.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £202,930 was more expensive than nearby Nottinghamshire (£170,175), but was cheaper than Rutland (£289,572) and Northamptonshire (£216,381). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Newtown Linford (£599,006) and the cheapest was Barwell (£138,252).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 3% up on the year before and 12% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,646.