Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £118,349. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £145,783, while detached properties fetched £249,132.
North East, with an overall average price of £153,738 was cheaper than nearby North West (£174,265), Yorkshire and the Humber (£175,426) and East Midlands (£186,556). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£184,945) and the least expensive was County Durham (£135,976).
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.