House prices in Northumberland: 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.

Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 5:16 pm
Property prices in Northumberland.

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

It was the same picture in Northumberland where prices rose by 3.2% in the year to September 2020.

Across the North East, prices rose by 0.7%.

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The biggest price hike was in Ponteland where the average price rose to £390,705, up by 25.8% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 139 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a rise of 9%.

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 19 of the 40 MSOAs that make up Northumberland 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.

The 2nd biggest price hike was in Ashington Hirst where the average price rose to £66,917, up by 22.1% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 62 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 26%.
The 3rd biggest price hike was in Prudhoe where the average price rose to £186,466, up by 15.9% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 116 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 14%.
The 4th biggest price hike was in Bedlington Station and Sleekburn where the average price rose to £107.955, up by 14.5]% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 111 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 3%.
The 5th biggest price hike was in Bellingham, Otterburn and Redesdale where the average price rose to £246,383, up by 13.5% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 56 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 33%.
The 6th biggest price hike was in Ashington South where the average price rose to £144,154, up by 11.9% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 74 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 21%.
The 7th biggest price hike was in Wylam and Ovingham where the average price rose to £271,506, up by 11.9% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 61 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 8%.
The 8th biggest price hike was in Stocksfield, Riding Mill and Corbridge where the average price rose to £375,171, up by 10.2% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 91 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 8%.
The 9th biggest price hike was in Morpeth Central and East where the average price rose to £183,069, up by 10.1% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 87 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 2%.
The 10th biggest price hike was in Amble, Shilbottle and Swarland where the average price rose to £232,523, up by 6.6% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 179 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 44%.
The 11th biggest price hike was in Darras Hall, Stamfordham and Heddon where the average price rose to £494,961, up by 6.3% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 102 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a rise of 20%.
The 12th biggest price hike was in East Cramlington and Parkside where the average price rose to £198,905, up by 5.7% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 132 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 54%.
The 13th biggest price hike was in Haydon Bridge and Allendale where the average price rose to £251,917, up by 3.2% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 93 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 31%.
The 14th biggest price hike was in Longhoughton and Alnmouth where the average price rose to £318,802, up by 2.6% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 111 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 23%.
The 15th biggest price hike was in Morpeth South and West where the average price rose to £264,889, up by 2.5% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 79 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 44%.
The 16th biggest price hike was in Seahouses, Belford and Wooler where the average price rose to £238,244, up by 1.8% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 200 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 3%.
The 17th biggest price hike was in Widdrington, Lynemouth and Hadston where the average price rose to £144,673, up by 1.5% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 150 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 29%.
The 18th biggest price hike was in Berwick West and Holy Island where the average price rose to £215,765, up by 0.9% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 104 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a rise of 1%.
The 19th biggest price hike was in Blyth Isabella where the average price rose to £100,944, up by 0.1% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 60 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 21%.