Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £280,878. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £167,121 and terraced properties averaged at £138,687.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £194,096, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£202,173), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£161,346) and cheaper than Rutland (£294,995). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£883,333) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£127,923).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 5% up on the year before and 8% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,335.