Last year most property sales in North East involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £147,731. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £119,618, while detached properties fetched £254,772.
North East, with an overall average price of £157,589 was cheaper than nearby North West (£180,844), Yorkshire and the Humber (£182,176) and East Midlands (£195,326). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£190,025) and the least expensive was County Durham (£139,486).
During the last year, sold prices in North East were similar to the previous year and 5% up on 2014 when the average house price was £149,973.