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 ...

Housing & mortgage round up: House prices fall and Halifax to refund valuation fees

Housing & mortgage round upA round up of housing news wouldn’t be complete without a house price survey; this week it’s the Nationwide’s turn. We also look at a new initiative from the Halifax, which could see your valuation fee refunded if your house sale falls through and figures showing which area of the country is worst hit by repossessions. Are you ...