Most of the sales in North West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £119,954. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £169,979 and detached properties averaged at £294,884.
North West, with an overall average price of £174,064, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£174,796), but was more expensive than North East (£153,110) and cheaper than East Midlands (£186,134). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£221,074) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£154,428).
In the past year house prices in North West were similar to the year before and 9% up on 2007 when they averaged at £159,604.