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 ...