Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £163,170. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £116,710 and detached properties averaged at £284,315.
North West, with an overall average price of £168,245, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£168,230), but was more expensive than North East (£150,367) and cheaper than East Midlands (£177,413). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£214,509) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£151,646).
In the past year house prices in North West were 3% up on the year before and 5% up on 2010 when they averaged at £159,880.