Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £158,316. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £112,301 and detached properties averaged at £274,346.
North West, with an overall average price of £162,276, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£162,718) and East Midlands (£169,487), but was more expensive than North East (£146,320). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£205,118) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£146,188).
In the past year house prices in North West were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2010 when they averaged at £159,843.