Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £170,351. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £120,119 and detached properties averaged at £295,487.
North West, with an overall average price of £174,265, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£175,426), but was more expensive than North East (£153,738) and cheaper than East Midlands (£186,556). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£222,156) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£154,386).
In the past year house prices in North West were similar to the year before and 9% up on 2007 when they averaged at £159,605.