The North East house price league table: Gateshead and South Tyneside show UK's highest monthly rises

Find out how house prices where you live compare with the rest of the UK - and the rest of the country - in brand new Land Registry figures

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House prices are increasing across many parts of the North East

Gateshead and South Tyneside have recorded some of the UK's highest monthly house prices rises in new figures released today by the Land Registry.

According to the Government figures, Gateshead recorded a monthly rise of 4.4%, with South Tyneside following close behind on 4.3% - the highest figures in England and Wales.

Overall, six areas of the North East achieved monthly rises at or above the UK average of 1.5%.

Read more: How the housing market in the North East really compares to the rest of the UK

Northumberland continues to be the most expensive part of the North East to buy a house, with the average price now standing at £122,917, followed by Newcastle, where the average property costs £118,947.

At the other end of the scale, Middlesbrough is the cheapest place to buy property, with the average price now standing at £76,705 - a fall of 0.2% on the previous month.

Top 10 biggest monthly price increases

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Average house prices across the North East

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Average house prices in major English cities

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Annual house price changes across the North East

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Monthly house price changes across the North East

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