Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £156,403. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £110,599 and detached properties averaged at £273,381.
North West, with an overall average price of £160,699, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£161,125) and East Midlands (£166,346), but was more expensive than North East (£144,176). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£203,967) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£144,430).
In the past year house prices in North West were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2010 when they averaged at £159,838.