But despite that, average house prices held up across England – even if there was a drop in sales.
In Calderdale prices rose by 0.2% in the year to September 2020. Across West Yorkshire, prices rose by 3.2%.
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 15 of the 27 MSOAs that make up Calderdale 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.
1. Central Halifax & Boothtown
The biggest price hike was in Central Halifax & Boothtown where the average price rose to £128,706 in 2020, up by 17.0% on the year to September 2019.
2. Mytholmroyd & Cragg Vale
In Mytholmroyd & Cragg Vale the average price rose to £210,310 in 2020, up by 16.2% on the year to September 2019.
3. Clifton & Bailiff Bridge
In Clifton & Bailiff Bridge the average price rose to £197,412 in 2020, up by 16.0% on the year to September 2019.
4. Northowram & Shelf
In Northowram & Shelf the average price rose to £243,123 in 2020, up by 15.0% on the year to September 2019.