Yes. You are correct. The problematic zones could be North & East. North and East sides shouldn't have common walls. These sides should be having openable windows. Keep the windows in North & East always opened.
Also ensure there are no staircases (both internal and external), Pooja room, High ceiling, Bathroom/Lavatory, Store room/Kitchen/Portico, Sewage/septic tank, Trees,Inverter/Generator/EB Box, Over-head water storage tank, in the Northeast. In addition, internal staircase and external closed staircase, Pooja room, Kitchen, Bathroom/Lavatory, Windows/doors/openness of any nature, Inverter/Generator/EB Box, Low ceiling, Sewage/septic tank, Corner cut Portico, T Junction, Well/Bore, Pit/Dimple/Dent, should not be prevailing in the SouthWest direction. Pls check on these aspects and rectify to lead a prosperous life.