Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £161,282. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £114,111 and detached properties averaged at £280,740.
North West, with an overall average price of £165,463, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£165,731) and East Midlands (£173,217), but was more expensive than North East (£148,436). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£210,306) and the cheapest was Merseyside (£148,547).
In the past year house prices in North West were 4% up on the year before and 4% up on 2010 when they averaged at £159,843.