September proved to be an uneventful month for house prices, according to the latest Nationwide House Price Index. The seasonally adjusted price index for a typical UK property was essentially unchanged in September, edging up by a marginal 0.1% from its August level.
The August data from the Land Registry House Price Index shows an annual price increase of 6.7 per cent which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £167,423. The monthly change from July to August is an increase of 0.3 per cent.
Research conducted by property consultants Cluttons shows that riverfront properties in London have been most resilient to price fluctuations during the past two years.
Policians and campaigners in areas potentially affected by the proposed High Speed 2 rail-line should avoid doom-mongering, the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) warned today.
A further increase in the supply of property to the market pushed house prices down for the second consecutive month, but lower prices are leading to a rise in sales expectations, says the latest RICS UK Housing Market survey (14 September 2010).
House prices fell by 0.9% month-on-month (m/m) in August, following a decline of 0.5% m/m in July, according to the Nationwide Building Society.
As home movers across the country start shifting boxes in the build up to 1st September, the most popular day for moving in the UK, the Post Office Mortgages Homebuyers Report has revealed people seeking coastal locations are willing to pay the highest premium to live in their perfect place - on average an extra £20,448.
The Scottish housing market's recovery from the recession has paused, according to the latest Scottish House Price Monitor from Lloyds TSB Scotland. On an annual, underlying basis Scottish house prices have increased by 0.8%.
While most first year students get ready to settle into halls, some freshers will join their second or third year counterparts in opting for privately owned housing, boosting the local market, according to new analysis from Lloyds TSB.
Residents of Bexhill-on-Sea in East Sussex have the highest quality of life among Britain's seaside towns followed by Burnham-on-Crouch in Essex and Christchurch in Dorset, according to the Halifax Seaside Town Quality of Life Review.
More surveyors reported a fall than a rise in house prices for the first time since July 2009 as demand from purchasers slipped back and the number of properties coming to the market continued to increase, says the latest RICS UK Housing Market survey.
The total value of privately owned housing stock in the UK more than doubled over the past decade, new Halifax research shows.
House prices increased by 0.6% in July, according to the latest Halifax House Price Index.
House prices fell in July for the first time since February, according to the Nationwide House Price Index. The price of a typical UK property fell by a seasonally adjusted 0.5% month-on-month, after having been unchanged in June.
The June data from Land Registry's flagship House Price Index shows an annual price increase of 8.4 per cent.
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