Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £151,781. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £107,949 and detached properties averaged at £265,564.
North West, with an overall average price of £156,147, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£157,632) and East Midlands (£160,701), but was more expensive than North East (£141,404). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£195,591) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£141,249).
In the past year house prices in North West were similar to the year before and similar to 2010 when they averaged at £159,822.