Tag: Acadametrics

House sales doubled since January

House sales doubled since January

Housing market transactions increased for the second consecutive month in July, according to the LSL/Acadametrics House Price Index. The Index, which is based on every house sale in England and Wales, showed an 11% rise, to 72,100, meaning that activity has doubled since January. July also saw house prices increase for the first time in […]

August 14, 2010 More
Housing market “delicately poised”

Housing market “delicately poised”

Both the number of homes sold in England and Wales and the prices achieved fell during May, according to Acadametrics. The number of properties changing hands declined by an estimated 18% from April, while the value of the average home dipped by 0.2%. On an annual basis, prices in England and Wales were 9.7% higher […]

June 12, 2010 More
House prices achieve 12.9% annual gain

House prices achieve 12.9% annual gain

The latest house price index from Acadametrics shows the value of the average home in England and Wales rising by 0.5% in April, compared with March, to £225,963. The research tracks the twelfth consecutive month-on-month rise, which has given an annual increase of 12.9%. Acadametrics describes the recovery as “significant” but points out that London […]

May 17, 2010 More
House sales plummet but prices recover to 2007 levels

House sales plummet but prices recover to 2007 levels

Since the start of the year, house sales in England and Wales have fallen dramatically, the BBC reports. New data obtained by the BBC from research-based consultancy, Acadametrics, show January transaction levels down 52% on December, at 36,000. February looks little better with an estimated 40,000 completed sales, although seasonal trends, winter weather, and the […]

March 12, 2010 More
FT house price index records 2.2% annual decline

FT house price index records 2.2% annual decline

The FT House Price Index for August shows a 1.3% fall in the average price of a home in England and Wales. The decline has now entered its sixth successive month, with Wales seeing the sharpest average fall in August, at 3.8%. While the downturn was the most marked since October 1992, the research (which […]

September 16, 2008 More