Most of the sales in North West over the past year were semi-detached properties which on average sold for £157,922. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £111,489 and detached properties averaged at £272,884.
North West, with an overall average price of £161,492, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Yorkshire and the Humber (£161,940) and East Midlands (£168,279), but was more expensive than North East (£145,345). The most expensive area within North West was Cheshire (£203,823) and the cheapest was Lancashire (£144,677).
In the past year house prices in North West were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2010 when they averaged at £159,846.