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Annual house price growth slows in June, but remains in double digits

  • Modest slowing in annual UK house price growth to 10.7% in June, from 11.2% in May
  • Most regions saw slight slowing in annual growth in Q2
  • South West overtook Wales as strongest performing region, while London remained weakest
  • South West also strongest performing region through the pandemic

House prices post tenth successive monthly increase in May to keep annual price growth in double-digits

  • Annual UK house price growth slowed modestly in May to 11.2%, from 12.1% in April
  • Prices up 0.9% month-on-month after taking account of seasonal effects

Rural areas have seen biggest rises in house prices

  • House prices in predominantly rural areas have risen by 29% over last five years, compared to 18% in predominately urban areas
  • Rural detached properties have seen strongest rates of price growth, urban flats the weakest
  • 13 of the top 20 local authorities for house price growth in 2021 classed as rural

House price growth slows in April but remains in double digits

  • Annual UK house price growth slowed modestly to 12.1% in April, down from 14.3% in March
  • Prices up 0.3% month-on-month after taking account of seasonal effects
  • Poll reveals 38% actively moving or considering move

UK house price growth surges to its highest level since 2004

  • Annual house price growth increased to 14.3%, from 12.6% in February
  • Wales remained strongest performing region in Q1 2022, while London remained weakest
  • Detached properties have increased by nearly £68,000 since onset of pandemic, while average flat prices up £24,000

House price growth accelerated in February, with average price up £29,000 over the last year

  • Annual UK house price growth increased to 12.6% in February, from 11.2% in January
  • Prices up 1.7% month-on-month
  • Average house price exceeds £260,000 for first time
  • Price of typical home 20% higher than February 2020

House price growth makes a strong start to 2022

  • Annual house price growth increased to 11.2% in January, from 10.4% in December
  • Prices up 0.8% month-on-month
  • Strongest start to the year since 2005

Local Affordability Report: Britain's most and least affordable areas to live

  • London borough of Kensington and Chelsea least affordable; East Ayrshire in Scotland remains most affordable
  • North East has smallest gap between least and most affordable boroughs, London has largest
  • 25% of local authorities have seen an improvement in affordability since 2016
  • Westminster, Cambridge, Reading and Aberdeen amongst areas which have seen largest improvements, due to earnings growth outpacing house price growth
  • Around 45% of local authorities now have an HPER of 6+, compared with c35% in 2016

UK house prices end the year at a record high, with annual price growth in double digits

  • Annual house price growth increased to 10.4%, from 10.0% in November
  • 2021 was the strongest calendar year for house price growth since 2006
  • Price of a typical UK home hit record high of £254,822, up nearly £24,000 over the year
  • Wales was the strongest performing region in 2021, London the weakest

House price growth edges back into double digits in November

  • Annual house price growth increased slightly in November to 10.0%
  • Prices up 0.9% month-on-month

Affordability special report: Raising a deposit still the biggest hurdle for first time buyers despite affordability becoming more stretched

  • High house prices relative to average earnings continue to make raising a deposit a significant barrier for first time buyers (FTBs)
  • 20% deposit equivalent to 110% average income – a record high and up from 102% one year ago
  • House prices have risen quicker than earnings over last year resulting in increase in cost of servicing a mortgage relative to take-home pay
  • North region & Scotland remain most affordable

Price of a typical UK home tops quarter of million pounds for first time

  • Annual house price growth remained elevated at 9.9% in October
  • Prices up 0.7% month-on-month
  • Average property price up by more than £30k since the pandemic struck

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