How house prices in Eastwood and Kimberley fared during the pandemic

House prices increased in most areas of Eastwood and Kimberley during the pandemic.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 12:36 pm
Updated Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 12:37 pm
The first lockdown saw a mixed bag for average house prices in Eastwood and Kimberley.

New figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) reveal how average house prices held up in the local area during the crisis.

Eastwood Hall and Brinsley ward saw the biggest increase – with house prices rising by 17.5 per cent from September 2019 to September 2020.

This means a house that would have cost £158,381 now costs £186,094.

Kimberley North and Watnall also saw a big increase of 9.4 per cent, with an average house rising from £200,159 to £219,066.

Eastwood Town saw a rise of 5.6 per cent.

But interestingly, in the Kimberley South, Trowell and Awsworth area, the house prices decreased by 3.4 per cent. An average house that did cost £211,539 went down to £204,374.

House prices in Eastwood East remained about the same.