Halifax sees house prices rise by 2.3%

Halifax House Price Index released today shows that house prices have risen over the three months to April 2014, although they have fallen back a bit over the month. Key Facts Over the month house prices have fallen by -0.2%, however the three months to April they were 2.3% higher than the previous 3 months The past eleven months have seen a steady growth between 1.8% and 2.3% The prices over the three months to April were 8.5% higher than the same period in 2013. The average house price now stands at £177,648 Commenting, Stephen Noakes, Mortgages Director, said: "House prices in the three months to April were 2.3% higher than in the three months to January. Annually prices were 8.5% higher in the three months to April than in the same three months last year. However, prices fell marginally during the month representing a second successive monthly decline. "Although mortgage...
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