Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £112,494. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £135,928, while detached properties fetched £236,336.
North East, with an overall average price of £144,188 was cheaper than nearby North West (£160,679), Yorkshire and the Humber (£161,292) and East Midlands (£166,851). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£173,078) and the least expensive was County Durham (£131,329).
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.