The UK property market experienced the biggest increase in asking prices since May 2010 this month, with prices rising 0.5% according to the latest data from property website FindaProperty.com.
Over a quarter of Brits say that the credit crunch has made no difference to how they view the property market.
The higher stamp duty thresholds would be more than double their current level if they had risen in line with house prices, according to new research by Halifax.
House prices in spa towns across England and Wales are on average £38,000 (or 16%) above their county average, according to Lloyds TSB research.
House prices fell marginally by 0.1% in January, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.
UK house prices have risen by 91% over the past ten years, according to new research by Halifax.
When you are on the hunt to buy a new house in the UK, it is important that you know the price range of the area where you wish to invest. If you have a lavish budget, South-West London could be the place for you. In an expensive street list, put together by Lloyds TSB, places in South-West London topped the list.
The reversal of price falls, which began in November last year, continued through December, with a rise of 1.3% recorded over the month, according to the Knight Frank Prime Central London Index.
House prices in the three months to December were 0.9% lower than in the preceding three months, according to the Halifax House Price Index. This rate of decline remains significantly lower than the quarterly falls of 5-6% during the second half of 2008.
During 2010 prices in the prime country house market continued to rise, this is mainly due to a shift from UK buyers to international buyers.
Just a short walk from Wimbledon's All England Tennis Club, Parkside in Merton has been named as Britain's most expensive residential street - with an average price of £5,058,000.
The seasonally adjusted price index for a typical UK property rose by 0.4% month-on-month in December, after having posted declines in the previous two months, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.
Conwy recorded the biggest rise in house prices among UK counties over the past year, according to the latest Halifax County House Price Survey.
House prices fell 0.6 per cent in November, according to the Land Registry's House Price Index.
House prices will finish the year two per cent lower than at the end of 2010, says RICS UK Housing Market Forecast. Transactions are likely to remain flat, while repossessions will decline marginally.
76 to 90 of 487 for House Prices