Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £162,527. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £116,237 and detached properties averaged at £282,717.
North West, with an overall average price of £167,799, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£167,578) and East Midlands (£175,726), but was more expensive than North East (£150,745). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£213,372) and the cheapest was Merseyside (£150,349).
In the past year house prices in North West were 4% up on the year before and 5% up on 2010 when they averaged at £159,871.