Land Registry House Price Index: House prices continue to rise

Land Registry House Price IndexHouse prices in England and Wales rose by 1% in January according to the Land Registry. The rise in January is broadly in line with the other two major house price surveys, from the Halifax and Nationwide, which put the increases at 1.1% and 0.7% respectively. However, the Land Registry puts the annual rise at 4.2%, half the figure given by the Nationwide and well below that of the Halifax. As usual property in London showed the ...