Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £152,556. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £108,672 and detached properties averaged at £270,057.
North West, with an overall average price of £157,782, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£157,987) and East Midlands (£162,523), but was more expensive than North East (£142,140). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£200,478) and the cheapest was Merseyside (£141,521).
In the past year house prices in North West were similar to the year before and similar to 2010 when they averaged at £159,823.