Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £162,425. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £115,816 and detached properties averaged at £281,761.
North West, with an overall average price of £167,385, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£167,579) and East Midlands (£175,346), but was more expensive than North East (£150,748). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£212,601) and the cheapest was Merseyside (£150,262).
In the past year house prices in North West were 5% up on the year before and 5% up on 2010 when they averaged at £159,864.