Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £112,635. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £135,639, while detached properties fetched £236,133.
North East, with an overall average price of £144,176 was cheaper than nearby North West (£160,699), Yorkshire and the Humber (£161,125) and East Midlands (£166,346). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£173,688) and the least expensive was County Durham (£130,920).
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 £146,960.