Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £276,794. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £165,051 and terraced properties averaged at £137,048.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £192,730, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£198,597), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£160,373) and cheaper than Rutland (£280,030). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£719,700) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£128,383).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 7% up on the year before and 7% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,363.