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 ...

Halifax House Price Index: Large rise in January, but “constraints” on prices loom

HalifaxThe latest figures from the Halifax, show house prices rose by 1.1% in January and are 7.3% higher than the same time last year. Are you looking for mortgage advice?...

Nationwide House Price Index: Prices continue to “gain momentum”

Nationwide Building SocietyHouse prices in the UK are rising at the fastest rate since June 2010, according to the latest figures from the Nationwide House Price Index. The UK’s largest building society has reported house prices grew by 1.4% in December and were up 8.4% on the same time last year. The Nationwide’s figures show the value of the average home in the UK is now worth £175,826, still around 5% below the 2007 peak, despite the strong surge in 2013....

Halifax House Price Index: House prices rocket by over 6%

HalifaxHouse prices have risen sharply over the past year according to the UK’s largest mortgage lender. The latest figures from the Halifax, show house prices have risen by 6.2% over the past year, taking the average cost of a home in the UK to £170,733. Despite the sharp rise over the past 12 months, the Halifax’s figures show an increase of just 0.2% in September. New housing bubble?...