Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £296,068. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £176,190 and terraced properties averaged at £147,014.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £204,405 was more expensive than nearby Nottinghamshire (£171,470), but was cheaper than Rutland (£286,397) and Northamptonshire (£218,656). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Newtown Linford (£575,188) and the cheapest was Barwell (£140,763).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 3% up on the year before and 13% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,722.