Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £157,280. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £110,655 and detached properties averaged at £272,489.
North West, with an overall average price of £160,847, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£161,441) and East Midlands (£167,380), but was more expensive than North East (£144,493). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£204,439) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£144,073).
In the past year house prices in North West were similar to the year before and similar to 2010 when they averaged at £159,841.