Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £283,758. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £167,052 and terraced properties averaged at £139,286.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £195,541, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£204,839), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£161,890) and cheaper than Rutland (£290,926). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£883,333) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£128,323).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 3% up on the year before and 8% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,358.