Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £164,364. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £117,352 and detached properties averaged at £287,867.
North West, with an overall average price of £170,254, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£170,354), but was more expensive than North East (£152,769) and cheaper than East Midlands (£179,912). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£216,780) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£152,432).
In the past year house prices in North West were 3% up on the year before and 6% up on 2010 when they averaged at £159,892.