Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £274,627. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £162,507 and terraced properties averaged at £135,159.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £189,223, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£195,236), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£157,571) and cheaper than Rutland (£270,474). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Newtown Linford (£735,555) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£128,482).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 5% up on the year before and 5% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,369.