House prices in Scarborough: 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.
But despite that, average house prices held up across England – even if there was a drop in sales.
In Scarbrough, prices rose by 2.8 per cent in the year to September 2020, though some areas reported much higher rises than others. Across Yorkshire and The Humber, prices rose by 3.2 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. These show 10 of the 14 MSOAs that make up Scarborough saw a rise in house prices over the same period.
Here we reveal which neighbourhoods saw the strongest growth in the year to September 2020.