But despite that, average house prices held up across England – even if there was a drop in sales.
It was the same picture in Burnley however, where prices rose 6.9% in the year to September 2020. Across the North West, prices rose by 2.5%.
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 nine of the 12 MSOAs that make up Burnley 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.