Land Registry House Price Index: Prices rise at fastest rate for two years

Prices rise at fastest rate for two yearsNew figures from the Land Registry have confirmed that house prices in England and Wales rose by 1.7% in 2012; the biggest rise for two years and a sign that the slump in the housing market could be coming to an end. The Land Registry also confirmed that prices rose in December by 0.8%, taking the value of the average home in England and Wales to £162,080. The Land Registry findings differ ...

Land Registry House Price Index: Prices rise slightly, but don’t get too excited!

Land Registry House Price Index: Prices rise slightly, but don’t get too excited!The latest Land Registry House Price Index shows a small rise in house prices over the past month. According to the monthly survey, house prices rose by 0.3% in November, taking the annual rise, after falls in previous months, to 0.9%. The small rise takes the average house price to £161,490....