House prices in Leeds: 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.

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Beeston Hill and Hunslet Moor had the second highest hike in house prices

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

It was the same picture Leeds where prices rose by 7.1 per cent in the year to September 2020. 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.

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The biggest price hike was in Lady Wood and Oakwood where the average price rose to £323,527, up by 31.7% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 86 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 18% in property sales.

These show that 83 of the 107 MSOAs that make up Leeds 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:

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The second biggest price hike was in Beeston Hill and Hunslet Moor where the average price rose to £112,059, up by 30.1% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 33 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 13% in property sales.
The third biggest price hike was in Pudsey North East where the average price rose to £199,253, up by 30.1% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 85 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 31% in property sales.
The fourth biggest price hike was in Belle Isle North where the average price rose to £127,523, up by 21.1% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 22 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 54% in property sales.
The fifth biggest price hike was in Hyde Park where the average price rose to £174,938, up by 20.6% on the year to September 2019. Overall, eight houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 70% in property sales.
The sixth biggest price hike was in New Pudsey where the average price rose to £215,910, up by 17.4% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 112 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 4% in property sales.
The seventh biggest price hike was in Woodlesford and Oulton where the average price rose to £257,130, up by 17.4% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 81 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 7% in property sales.
The eigth biggest price hike was in Pudsey North East where the average price rose to £225,665, up by 16.1% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 51 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 22% in property sales.
The ninth biggest price hike was in Beeston East where the average price rose to £136,251, up by 15.5% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 72 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 31% in property sales.
The tenth biggest price hike was in Guiseley East and South where the average price rose to £269,576, up by 15.1% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 111 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 16% in property sales. (photo: Google)
The eleventh biggest price hike was in Chapel Allerton North where the average price rose to £289,949, up by 14.3% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 127 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 17% in property sales.
The twelfth biggest price hike was in Primley Park and Wigton Moor where the average price rose to £301,842, up by 14% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 115 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 26% in property sales.
The thirteenth biggest price hike was in Boston Spa and Bramham where the average price rose to £389,560, up by 13.9% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 101 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 33% in property sales. (photo: Google)
The fourteenth biggest price hike was in Gipton North where the average price rose to £156,172, up by 13.6% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 37 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 35% in property sales.
The fifteenth biggest price hike was in Halton Moor where the average price rose to £166,267, up by 13.4% on the year to September 2019. Overall, 39 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a drop of 39% in property sales.