Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £151,289. Detached properties had an average sold price of £260,375 and terraced properties averaged at £129,777.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £180,146, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£186,484), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£152,006) and cheaper than Rutland (£273,757). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£838,333) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£120,783).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2007 when they averaged at £180,356.