Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £118,085. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £144,411, while detached properties fetched £249,387.
North East, with an overall average price of £153,110 was cheaper than nearby North West (£174,064), Yorkshire and the Humber (£174,796) and East Midlands (£186,134). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£183,805) and the least expensive was County Durham (£135,814).
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 £146,322.