Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £162,830. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £116,350 and detached properties averaged at £284,113.
North West, with an overall average price of £167,913, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£167,783), but was more expensive than North East (£150,874) and cheaper than East Midlands (£176,360). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£213,648) and the cheapest was Merseyside (£150,972).
In the past year house prices in North West were 4% up on the year before and 5% up on 2010 when they averaged at £159,879.