Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £156,550. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £110,853 and detached properties averaged at £272,467.
North West, with an overall average price of £160,679, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£161,292) and East Midlands (£166,851), but was more expensive than North East (£144,188). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£203,538) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£144,751).
In the past year house prices in North West were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2010 when they averaged at £159,842.