But despite the closure of restaurants, leisure venues, pubs and non-essential shops, the housing market will be operating during the new national shutdown, with people still being allowed to move.
So take a look at what house hunters are loving the most in Sheffield.
The houses are all listed on Zoopla.
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1. £69,950 - Hartley Brook Road, Sheffield
Viewed 3004 times in the last 30 days, this three bedroom semi-detached house does need some renovation. Marketed by Hunters, 0114 446 9201.
2. £110,000 - Wilcox Road, Sheffield
Viewed 2632 times in the last 30 days, this three bedroom semi-detached house has a kitchen diner. Marketed by Reeds Rains, 0114 446 9200.
3. £90,000 - Grange Road, Beighton
Viewed 2355 times in the last 30 days, this three bedroom semi-detached house is available to cash buyers only. Marketed by 2roost, 0114 446 9141.
4. £1,500,000 - Park Holme, Endcliffe Hall Avenue, Endcliffe
Viewed 2144 times in the last 30 days, this eight bedroom house was built between 1899 and 1901. Marketed by Spencers, 0114 287 0668.