Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £297,473. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £174,493 and terraced properties averaged at £145,127.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £203,323 was more expensive than nearby Nottinghamshire (£170,199), but was cheaper than Rutland (£286,187) and Northamptonshire (£216,664). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Woodhouse Eaves (£605,844) and the cheapest was Barwell (£138,997).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 3% up on the year before and 13% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,722.