Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £267,107. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £156,507 and terraced properties averaged at £131,652.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £185,273, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£190,909), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£153,913) and cheaper than Rutland (£274,032). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£673,700) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£125,072).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 4% up on the year before and 3% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,371.