Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £112,106. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £135,926, while detached properties fetched £236,895.
North East, with an overall average price of £144,493 was cheaper than nearby North West (£160,847), Yorkshire and the Humber (£161,441) and East Midlands (£167,380). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£173,093) and the least expensive was County Durham (£131,647).
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 £146,958.