Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £275,981. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £163,877 and terraced properties averaged at £135,636.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £190,715, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£196,053), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£157,954) and cheaper than Rutland (£272,487). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Newtown Linford (£679,200) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£127,594).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 6% up on the year before and 6% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,366.