Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £115,465. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £141,964, while detached properties fetched £244,970.
North East, with an overall average price of £151,169 was cheaper than nearby North West (£168,674), Yorkshire and the Humber (£169,215) and East Midlands (£178,326). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£183,122) and the least expensive was County Durham (£135,474).
During the last year, sold prices in North East were similar to the previous year and 3% up on 2010 when the average house price was £146,966.