Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £168,193. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £119,901 and detached properties averaged at £291,716.
North West, with an overall average price of £173,702, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£175,218), but was more expensive than North East (£154,957) and cheaper than East Midlands (£186,234). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£220,694) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£155,530).
In the past year house prices in North West were 3% up on the year before and 9% up on 2010 when they averaged at £160,052.