Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £112,347. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £134,197, while detached properties fetched £233,301.
North East, with an overall average price of £143,368 was cheaper than nearby North West (£159,198), Yorkshire and the Humber (£160,205) and East Midlands (£164,422). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£173,481) and the least expensive was County Durham (£129,777).
During the last year, sold prices in North East were similar to the previous year and similar to 2010 when the average house price was £146,945.