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London prices still rising, but signs of life elsewhere too

Data released by the UK Land Registry for October paints a mixed picture of house prices in the UK, according to expatriate mortgage specialists, Offshoreonline.org. Average prices across the UK fell by 0.9%, one of their worst performances since early 2009.

House prices up 0.1%

House prices in 2011 Quarter 3 (July to September) were 0.1% higher than in the previous quarter, according to the latest Halifax House Price Index. This was the first quarterly rise since 2010 Quarter 1 (0.6%).

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Average house prices in 'new' university towns increases

Over the past decade, average house prices in the 'new' university towns (those established since 1960) have increased by 70%, from £91,612 to £155,953, according to research by Lloyds TSB.

Manchester City tops UK house price Premier League table

Homeowners living close to the stadiums of the Premier League football clubs kicking-off the new season this weekend have seen the value of their property rise by more than £220,000 on average over the past decade, according to new research by Halifax.

Nearly £100,000 extra for a National Park home

Homebuyers must part with almost £100,000 more to live in some of the most idyllic locations across England and Wales, according to new research by Halifax.

House prices edge up by 0.2% in July

House prices increased by 0.2% in July, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

Savings and house prices go hand in hand, but Hackney bucks the trend

Whilst a close relationship exists between the levels of savings balances and house prices, there are exceptions, according to research from Halifax.

East London house prices up £192 a week

Homeowners living close to the main site for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have seen the value of their property rise by nearly £60,000 on average since London was awarded the Games in July 2005, according to a study by Lloyds TSB.

Prime country house prices dip

Prices for prime country houses fell by 0.7% in Q2 2011, according to the Knight Frank Prime Country House Index.

Happy homeowners boast about property value

A man's house really is his castle with boastful Brits needing little excuse to show off improvements made to their homes to add to its value.

House prices stable in June

House prices were unchanged in June, according to the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

House prices fell 0.4 per cent in May

The May data from Land Registry's flagship House Price Index shows an annual price decrease of -2.2 per cent which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £161,823.

Average price of a new home hits 31-month high

The average price of a new home rose by 3.8% in May to £228,041, the highest level since October 2008. Strong positive growth was also recorded on a three month and annual basis, up 4% and 3.4% respectively.

House prices hold up in top performing economic areas

Homeowners in the most economically prosperous locations in the UK have seen the value of their property rise by almost £150,000 over a decade, according to new research by Halifax.