Halifax House Price Index: Prices rise sharply in 2013, despite fall in December

HalifaxThe latest house price figures make interesting reading, pointing to a sharp rise in average house prices during 2013, despite a surprising fall in December. According to the Halifax, the UK’s largest mortgage lender, house prices rose by 7.5% during 2013, although they fell back by 0.6% in December. Are you looking for mortgage advice?...

House prices set to rise further, but no bubble yet

House prices set to rise further, but no bubble yet House prices are set to continue to rise in 2014, but there is no ‘bubble’ yet, according to a report from the UK’s largest mortgage lender. In its forecast for 2014, the Halifax has said house prices will rise by 4% - 8% during 2014, whilst it expects Bank base rate to remain at 0.5% for the rest of the year. Supported by an improving economy and low interest rates, the bank ...

Halifax House Price Index: Prices rise at fastest rate for three years

HalifaxNew figures from the Halifax show house prices are rising at their fastest rate for nearly three years. According to the UK’s largest mortgage lender, house prices rose by 0.60% in June and have risen sharply by 3.70% over the past 12 months. The annual rise is the largest since August 2010 and June is the fifth month in a row house prices have risen. Last week the Nationwide said house prices had risen by 0.30% in June and were ...

Halifax House Price Index: House prices on the rise

HalifaxThe latest figures from the Halifax, the UK’s largest mortgage lender, show house prices are on the rise. According to the latest Halifax House Price Index, April saw a 1.1% rise in prices, taking the value of the average home to £166,094. The figures are significantly different than those released by the Nationwide, which indicated prices actually fell by 0.10% in April. The Halifax also revealed house prices rose by 1.3% over the past quarter and by 2% during the last 12 months, ...