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: Prices rises slower than previously thought

Land Registry House Price IndexNew figures from the Land Registry show house prices have continued to rise, but at a far slower rate than suggested by other surveys. The Land Registry figures, based on house sales and generally accepted to be the most accurate measure of house prices in England and Wales, show that house prices rose by 1.1% in December and were 4.4% higher than a year ago. Survey difference...