Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £154,336. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £110,213 and detached properties averaged at £271,584.
North West, with an overall average price of £159,820, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£160,648) and East Midlands (£164,667), but was more expensive than North East (£143,446). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£201,612) and the cheapest was Merseyside (£144,330).
In the past year house prices in North West were similar to the year before and similar to 2010 when they averaged at £159,829.