Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £163,439. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £116,640 and detached properties averaged at £285,747.
North West, with an overall average price of £168,674, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£169,215), but was more expensive than North East (£151,169) and cheaper than East Midlands (£178,326). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£215,878) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£151,730).
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 £159,892.