GREATER Launceston was the most sales active region in real estate over the past year, according to RP Data's Spring Buyers Guide released yesterday.
The region achieved 863 sales over 12 months with a median value of $244,953, and an average of 88 days on the market.
Clarence was the second-highest selling region with 707 sales, and a median of $322,288, and Hobart followed with 653 sales, and a $427,386 median.
The report acknowledged that the top 10 most affordable and top 10 most expensive suburbs were in the South.
Tolmans Hill, outside Hobart, recorded the state's highest house median of $591,365, and Zeehan recorded the lowest of $88,090.
Sandy Bay was the best performing suburb with 169 sales and a median of $582,243 - the state's second highest.
Northern Tasmania's highest house sales in the suburbs were witnessed in Trevallyn with 99 sales, with a $287,983 median, Riverside with 82 sales, and a $277,804 median, and South Launceston with 81 sales and a $244,823 median.
East Launceston had the North's highest median value with $377,752, followed by Blackstone Heights with $356,279 and Binalong Bay with $335,202.
East Launceston was the place that Northern residents could expect to pay the most rent, with an average of $353.
Ravenswood was the cheapest place to rent a house with the lowest rental price average with $195, followed by Scottsdale and George Town with $200.