Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £271,705. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £159,163 and terraced properties averaged at £133,572.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £187,254, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£193,486), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£156,363) and cheaper than Rutland (£265,476). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£673,700) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£129,110).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 5% up on the year before and 4% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,369.