House prices plunge more than 20% in six months

Seaside resort Blackpool has been hit hardest with asking prices falling 28% on average in that six-month period.

Next come Kilmarnock in Scotland and Hertford, Hertfordshire both at 26.5%.

Other areas affected include Windsor in Berkshire, one of the most desirable areas to live in the UK, and Kendal in the Lake District.

Burton-on-Trent in Staffordshire and the coastal resort of Exmouth in East Devon, have also seen prices plummet.

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