Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £159,544. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £113,110 and detached properties averaged at £276,465.
North West, with an overall average price of £163,651, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£163,211) and East Midlands (£170,809), but was more expensive than North East (£147,282). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£207,850) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£147,606).
In the past year house prices in North West were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2010 when they averaged at £159,843.