Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £111,733. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £132,997, while detached properties fetched £231,749.
North East, with an overall average price of £142,140 was cheaper than nearby North West (£157,782), Yorkshire and the Humber (£157,987) and East Midlands (£162,523). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£170,823) and the least expensive was County Durham (£128,060).
During the last year, sold prices in North East were similar to the previous year and 3% down on 2010 when the average house price was £146,940.