Land Registry house price index: Small fall reported in October

Land Registry House Price IndexHouse prices fell back in October according to the latest figures from the Land Registry. In contrast to the two other major house price surveys from the Halifax and the Nationwide, which showed increases of 0.70% and 1% respectively in October, the Land Registry has reported a small fall of 0.20%. The Land Registry figures also show a slower annual rise in house prices, putting the increase over the past 12 months at 3.1%, around half the rate of growth reported by the Halifax and ...

Land Registry House Price Index: House prices continue to rise

Land Registry House Price IndexThe latest figures from the Land Registry show house prices continue to rise in nearly every part of the UK last month. The data shows house prices rose by 1.5% in September, a faster increase than that reported by either the Nationwide or Halifax; who produce the other main house price indices. Unusually the North East saw the largest rise, with house prices increasing by 2.7% over the past month. The Land Registry figures also show that over the ...

Land Registry House Price Index: House prices continue to rise slowly

Land Registry House Price IndexLatest figures from the Land Registry show house prices continue to show only modest growth. The Land Registry, which boasts of being the “most accurate independent house price index available”, has revealed house prices rose by 0.4% in April. The year on year figure showed a small rise of 0.7%, significantly lower than the rate of inflation and lower than the other two main house price surveys from the Nationwide and the Halifax. According to the Land ...

Housing & Mortgage Round Up: Mortgage approvals and house sales rise

Housing & Mortgage Round Up: Mortgage & House Sales RiseTwo positive stories for the housing market this week as we report that mortgage approvals and house sales are both on the rise. However, the news is not so positive if you are a tenant, with average rents still higher than a year ago and a new survey showing the drastic measures forced upon some people simply to pay their rent....