Most of the sales in North West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £119,548. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £169,417 and detached properties averaged at £296,015.
North West, with an overall average price of £174,046, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£175,174), but was more expensive than North East (£153,866) and cheaper than East Midlands (£185,965). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£221,168) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£154,243).
In the past year house prices in North West were 3% up on the year before and 9% up on 2010 when they averaged at £160,052.