Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £291,726. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £168,975 and terraced properties averaged at £140,864.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £199,730 was more expensive than nearby Nottinghamshire (£168,274), but was cheaper than Rutland (£285,161) and Northamptonshire (£214,189). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Newtown Linford (£702,310) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£134,462).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 4% up on the year before and 11% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,418.