Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £110,579. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £133,511, while detached properties fetched £229,859.
North East, with an overall average price of £141,404 was cheaper than nearby North West (£156,147), Yorkshire and the Humber (£157,632) and East Midlands (£160,701). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£168,108) and the least expensive was County Durham (£129,765).
During the last year, sold prices in North East were 3% up on the previous year and 4% down on 2010 when the average house price was £146,895.