Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £115,490. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £143,032, while detached properties fetched £246,635.
North East, with an overall average price of £152,769 was cheaper than nearby North West (£170,254), Yorkshire and the Humber (£170,354) and East Midlands (£179,912). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£184,503) and the least expensive was County Durham (£136,615).
During the last year, sold prices in North East were 3% up on the previous year and 4% up on 2010 when the average house price was £146,956.