Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £172,055. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £120,992 and detached properties averaged at £298,779.
North West, with an overall average price of £176,174, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£177,448), but was more expensive than North East (£154,966) and cheaper than East Midlands (£189,751). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£225,234) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£155,723).
In the past year house prices in North West were similar to the year before and 10% up on 2007 when they averaged at £159,600.