Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £148,672. Detached properties had an average sold price of £259,255 and terraced properties averaged at £128,465.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £177,442, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£182,982), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£150,990) and cheaper than Rutland (£274,790). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£733,750) and the cheapest was Earl Shilton (£123,423).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2007 when they averaged at £180,350.