Most of the sales in Leicestershire over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £277,004. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £165,553 and terraced properties averaged at £137,600.
Leicestershire, with an overall average price of £192,921, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Northamptonshire (£199,585), but was more expensive than Nottinghamshire (£160,611) and cheaper than Rutland (£283,986). The most expensive area within Leicestershire was Swithland (£719,700) and the cheapest was Aylestone (£128,889).
In the past year house prices in Leicestershire were 6% up on the year before and 7% up on 2007 when they averaged at £180,374.