New Homes in the North East
A proud region packed with history, tradition and culture, you can find new homes in the North East in counties such as , and . Parts of also fall within the North East, which has the spirited city of at its heart.
With other major towns and cities like , and all popular places to live, and some of the country’s finest natural landscapes to explore, you can take a look around our latest developments in the North East below.
Living in the North East
From bouncing cities to historic towns, coastal fishing villages and secluded spots surrounded by rural countryside, the North East can be a great place to live for so many reasons. You can add one more reason to the list when you sign up to an offer like our Part Exchange scheme. With this, you could get a guaranteed buyer for your old home - us. This reduces your stress levels and could save you a small fortune on estate agent fees.
Things to see and do in the North East
The North East is a diverse place where you’ll find everything from historic castles and cathedrals to vibrant nightlife scenes and a rugged coastline dotted with handsome beaches. With a great selection of museums and galleries in places like Gateshead and Newcastle, don’t miss attractions like the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, the Great North Museum: Hancock and Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. Or Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, if you have kids.
Whether you’re venturing into the great outdoors on your own or with friends and family, the North East is home to Northumberland National Park, Kielder Forest, the North Pennines and the North York Moors. The Yorkshire Dales also stretch into the region, which also plays host to the Angel of the North, Durham Cathedral and the epic Bamburgh Castle. Whatever your taste, you can never be short of things to do in the North East.
Schools North East plays a key role in the region’s educational service, with more than 1,150 schools falling under its umbrella. Whether you’re looking for the best primary schools in Newcastle, secondaries in Sunderland or top universities in Durham, there are great facilities for all ages across the North East. And if you buy your new home in the region with us, you can be confident of having some good choices at primary and secondary level close by.
Transport links in the North East
There are strong transport links between the majority of the North East’s major towns and cities, whether you’re looking for bus and train services to hop on or main roads to drive along. The A1(M) runs through the heart of the region, providing great access to Leeds, Sheffield and London to the south, as well as the south-east part of Scotland and Edinburgh. Newcastle’s international airport is the biggest one in the region, offering flights to more than 80 destinations from its location on the northern outskirts of the city.
The North East property market
The North East has seen a booming property market in recent years, with serious growth expected to continue in the future. This, added to affordable property prices which are significantly lower than the national average, means now is the perfect time to invest in the region.
You can do exactly that in many different ways, such as by purchasing a new 3 or 4 bedroom home in Durham, Houghton-le-Spring or Sunderland. From apartments in Newcastle to family homes on the outskirts of Middlesbrough, don’t miss brilliant offers like the government-backed Help to Buy North East scheme to get the best value possible from your move.