Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £280,318. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £167,106 and terraced properties averaged at £138,140.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £193,878, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£200,787), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£161,128) and cheaper than Rutland (£289,307). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£868,375) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£128,272).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 5% up on the year before and 8% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,335.