Land Registry House Price Index: Prices leap in March

Land Registry House Price IndexThe latest figures from the Land Registry show house prices rose sharply in April. According to data released today by the Land Registry, house prices in England and Wales rose by 1.5% in April and are now 6.7% higher than the same time last year. The Land Registry figures differ from those produced by the Halifax and Nationwide. According to the Halifax, house prices actually fell in April by 0.2%, whilst the Nationwide put the rise at 1.2%; 0.3% lower than the Land Registry. Unsurprisingly, property in London has ...

Land Registry House Price Index: Small fall in house prices

Land Registry House Price Index: Small fall in house pricesNew figures show house prices fell back slightly in March, although they are still significantly higher than the same time last year. The latest figures from the Land Registry, which looks at house prices in England and Wales, show a slight drop in March of 0.4%. However, the year on year figures still show a rise of 5.6% over the past 12 months, taking the average house value in England and Wales to £169,124. Unsurprisingly ...

Land Registry House Price Index: Rises continue but more slowly than other surveys suggest

Land Registry House Price Index figures for November 2013The latest figures from the Land Registry show house prices are still rising, but far more slowly than is suggested by other surveys. According to the Land Registry, which analyses all homes bought and sold in England and Wales, prices rose by just 0.10% in November and are up by 3.25% over the past year. London saw the largest monthly change with a rise of 1.80% in November, whilst the South West, East Midlands and the East, all saw prices fall slightly. Annually, London again saw the ...

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 ...