Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £118,508. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £145,316, while detached properties fetched £249,629.
North East, with an overall average price of £153,866 was cheaper than nearby North West (£174,046), Yorkshire and the Humber (£175,174) and East Midlands (£185,965). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£185,502) and the least expensive was County Durham (£136,518).
During the last year, sold prices in North East were similar to the previous year and 5% up on 2010 when the average house price was £147,052.