Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £118,567. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £146,352, while detached properties fetched £250,645.
North East, with an overall average price of £153,803 was cheaper than nearby North West (£174,871), Yorkshire and the Humber (£175,783) and East Midlands (£187,730). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£184,983) and the least expensive was County Durham (£135,995).
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.