Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £116,592. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £143,988, while detached properties fetched £249,466.
North East, with an overall average price of £153,730 was cheaper than nearby North West (£172,821), Yorkshire and the Humber (£172,896) and East Midlands (£183,709). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£185,203) and the least expensive was County Durham (£137,461).
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 £146,985.