Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £153,641. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £109,480 and detached properties averaged at £271,333.
North West, with an overall average price of £159,198, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£160,205) and East Midlands (£164,422), but was more expensive than North East (£143,368). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£201,243) and the cheapest was Merseyside (£143,411).
In the past year house prices in North West were similar to the year before and similar to 2010 when they averaged at £159,822.