House price rises expected by some, despite interest rate concerns

A third of people expect house prices to rise according to a new survey by the Halifax. The Halifax’s survey showed that approximately 32% of those people who took part thought house prices would rise over the next 12 months, 23% thought they would fall and 26% said they would remain roughly the same. When considering their local area people were even more optimistic with 35% expecting prices rises and just 18% expecting falls. However most people are not expecting large price movements with 57% expecting the changes to be within the range of 5% falls to 5% rises; only 24% of people ...