Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £170,921. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £120,708 and detached properties averaged at £295,912.
North West, with an overall average price of £174,871, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£175,783), but was more expensive than North East (£153,803) and cheaper than East Midlands (£187,730). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£222,109) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£155,118).
In the past year house prices in North West were similar to the year before and 10% up on 2007 when they averaged at £159,605.