Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £119,446. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £147,572, while detached properties fetched £252,966.
North East, with an overall average price of £154,966 was cheaper than nearby North West (£176,174), Yorkshire and the Humber (£177,448) and East Midlands (£189,751). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£186,655) and the least expensive was County Durham (£136,492).
During the last year, sold prices in North East were similar to the previous year and 6% up on 2010 when the average house price was £146,322.