The coronavirus pandemic caused an unprecedented economic shock in the UK, closing businesses and putting people out of work left, right and centre.
But despite that, average house prices held up across England – even if there was a drop in sales.
It was the same picture in Milton Keynes prices rose by 3.1% in the year to September 2020.
The Office for National Statistics also publishes house price figures by Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOAs) – small geographic areas containing an average of 7,200 people.
These show 20 out of 32 MSOAs that make up Milton Keynes saw a rise in house prices over the same period.