Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £166,671. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £119,397 and detached properties averaged at £291,435.
North West, with an overall average price of £172,821, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£172,896), but was more expensive than North East (£153,730) and cheaper than East Midlands (£183,709). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£219,570) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£154,138).
In the past year house prices in North West were 4% up on the year before and 8% up on 2010 when they averaged at £159,945.