Last year most property sales in North East involved terraced properties which sold for on average £112,256. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £136,926, while detached properties fetched £237,444.
North East, with an overall average price of £145,345 was cheaper than nearby North West (£161,492), Yorkshire and the Humber (£161,940) and East Midlands (£168,279). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£174,581) and the least expensive was County Durham (£132,352).
During the last year, sold prices in North East were similar to the previous year and similar to 2010 when the average house price was £146,962.