Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £112,584. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £134,718, while detached properties fetched £233,003.
North East, with an overall average price of £143,446 was cheaper than nearby North West (£159,820), Yorkshire and the Humber (£160,648) and East Midlands (£164,667). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£172,157) and the least expensive was County Durham (£130,169).
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 £146,943.