Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £160,767. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £113,636 and detached properties averaged at £280,162.
North West, with an overall average price of £164,769, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£164,759) and East Midlands (£172,416), but was more expensive than North East (£148,060). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£210,210) and the cheapest was Merseyside (£148,804).
In the past year house prices in North West were 3% up on the year before and 3% up on 2010 when they averaged at £159,844.