Last year most property sales in North East involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £150,581. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £120,204, while detached properties fetched £265,895.
North East, with an overall average price of £163,390 was cheaper than nearby North West (£190,913), Yorkshire and the Humber (£188,243) and East Midlands (£206,779). The priciest area within North East was Northumberland (£196,543) and the least expensive was County Durham (£145,192).
During the last year, sold prices in North East were similar to the previous year and 6% up on 2015 when the average house price was £154,839.