Halifax House Price Index: House prices continue to surge

Halifax House prices have risen by nearly 7% over the past year according to the UK’s largest mortgage lender. The latest figures from the Halifax show house prices have risen by 6.9% over the past 12 months and are up 0.7% on this time last month. According to the Halifax the average house price now sits at £171,911, around £10,000 higher than this time last year, but still well down on the 2007 peak. Despite the rise, over the past 12 months, which is broadly ...