Land Registry House Price Index: House prices still rising slowly

Land Registry House Price IndexThe latest figures from the Land Registry show house prices are still rising, but at a slower rate than indicated by other surveys. According to figures released today house prices rose by 0.6% in June and are 0.8% higher than this time last year. The Land Registry’s figure for June, is broadly in line with those from the Halifax and Nationwide. However, the annual rise is significantly below the other two surveys, which put the increase at 3.7% and 1.9% ...

Land Registry House Price Index: House prices rise by 1% in January

Land Registry House Price Index for January 2013The latest Land Registry housing data shows house prices rose in January by 1%. The figures also show a year on year rise of the same amount and a fall in the rate of repossessions; further evidence that the bottom of the housing market may have been reached. According to the Land Registry, which is often thought to be the most accurate of all the house price surveys, because it looks at every house sale in ...

Southend leads the housing market in 2012?

Southend leads the way in UK house prices rise for 2012New figures, from the UK’s largest mortgage lender, the Halifax, show that houses in Southend experienced the largest rise in 2012. Whilst property prices in England and Wales rose by a modest 1%, the town in Essex saw prices rise by a whopping 14.8% over the past 12 months. The average house price in Southend is now £198,418 according to the Halifax, nearly £40,000 above the national average. The figures from the Halifax confirm what many housing experts have ...

Housing & mortgage round up: Halifax house prices figures and a rise in mortgage fraud

Halifax house prices figures and a rise in mortgage fraudIn a week dominated by the Autumn Statement it’s been pretty quiet on the housing front, although we can bring you the latest Halifax house price figures and also news of a worrying rise in the level of mortgage fraud. Latest Halifax house price survey: A stable or stagnant market? Last week we had figures from the Nationwide, this week it’s the turn of the Halifax to release their house price data for November. According ...