Halifax House Price Index: Surprise fall in March

HalifaxThe latest figures from the Halifax, the UK’s largest mortgage lender, has shown a surprise fall in house prices in March. According to the Halifax prices fell by 1.1% in March, although they are still up by 2.3% over the past three months and by 8.7% over the past year. Although this was only the third monthly fall in the past 15 months, it still caught many commentators by surprise. The monthly figure reported by the Halifax is in stark contrast to that revealed ...