Here we reveal which Bassetlaw neighbourhoods saw the strongest growth in the year to September 2020.

House prices in Bassetlaw: the areas where average prices increased the most in the last year despite Covid crisis

The coronavirus pandemic caused an unprecedented economic shock in the UK, closing businesses and putting people out of work left, right and centre.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 11:58 am

But despite that, average house prices held up across England – even if there was a drop in sales.

It was the same picture in Bassetlaw where prices rose by 6.3 per cent in the year to September 2020.

Across the East Midlands, prices rose by 1.8 per cent.

The ONS also publishes house price figures by Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOAs) – small geographic areas containing an average of 7,200 people.

Here we reveal which neighbourhoods saw the strongest growth in the year to September 2020.

The biggest price hike was in Retford East, where the average price rose to £220,516, up by 20.4 per cent on the year to September 2019.

Overall, 1,543 houses changed hands in Bassetlaw between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 21.9 per cent.

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