Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £162,867. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £116,510 and detached properties averaged at £284,391.
North West, with an overall average price of £168,096, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£168,115), but was more expensive than North East (£150,863) and cheaper than East Midlands (£176,896). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£213,659) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£151,938).
In the past year house prices in North West were 3% up on the year before and 5% up on 2010 when they averaged at £159,880.