Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £297,158. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £171,454 and terraced properties averaged at £142,931.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £203,305 was more expensive than nearby Nottinghamshire (£169,999), but was cheaper than Rutland (£283,538) and Northamptonshire (£216,976). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Newtown Linford (£708,678) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£137,316).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 5% up on the year before and 13% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,646.