Land Registry House Price Index: House prices on the rise

Land Registry House Price IndexThe latest data from the Land Registry has shown house prices are continuing to rise. According to the Land Registry, which is generally considered to provide the most accurate housing data, prices rose by 0.20% in February and are 1% higher than this time last year, taking the value of the average home to £162,606. Unsurprisingly the London property market saw the largest rise over the past 12 months, with prices increasing by an average of 6.3%; although ...

Housing & mortgage round up: Two house prices surveys and mixed news for first time buyers

Housing & mortgage round up_istockphotoThe house price surveys are coming thick and fast this week, with the Land Registry and the Nationwide revealing their latest figures. In other news, mortgage approvals are up and their life seems to be getting a little easier for first time buyers, although finding a large enough deposit is still a problem Land Registry house price figures revealed The Land Registry published their final house price figures for 2012 this week and ...

Housing & mortgage round up: House prices creep up, house sales rise but mortgage approvals slump

Housing & mortgage round upWe knew the absence of house price surveys wouldn’t last long and this week sees the Land Registry release their latest house price data, whilst we also get figures showing mortgage approvals have slumped, despite a rise in the number of house sales during the first half of the year. Land Registry: House prices creep up in May The latest figures from the Land Registry show that house prices rose by just 0.1% in June compared to ...