Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £274,944. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £161,670 and terraced properties averaged at £134,209.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £188,909, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£194,481), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£156,843) and cheaper than Rutland (£270,325). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Newtown Linford (£790,000) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£129,030).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 5% up on the year before and 5% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,369.