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DCLG: House prices rise 1.2% in March

DCLG: House prices rise 1.2% in March

Official data from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) today revealed UK house prices rose by 1.2% in March compared with February. On an annual basis, house prices are 0.9% higher, taking the average UK house price to £205,565. The data from the DCLG is based on mortgage completions figures collected by the [...]

May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments More
DCLG: House prices rise 0.3% in February

DCLG: House prices rise 0.3% in February

Official data from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) today revealed UK house prices rose by 0.3% in February compared with January, with the average UK home costing £204,164. On an annual basis, house prices rose 0.7% - beating expectations for a 0.1% rise. The data from the DCLG is based on mortgage [...]

April 12, 2011 | 0 Comments More
DCLG: House prices fall 1.4% in January

DCLG: House prices fall 1.4% in January

Official data from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) today revealed UK house prices fell by 1.4% in January compared with December, with the average UK home costing £208,552. On an annual basis, house prices are now 0.5% lower - compared with 3.8% in December - the eighth month in a row in [...]

March 15, 2011 | 0 Comments More
DCLG: House prices up 0.5% in December

DCLG: House prices up 0.5% in December

Official data from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) today revealed UK house prices rose by 0.5% in December compared with November, with the average UK home costing £208,148. In the meantime, on an annual basis, house prices are 3.8% higher, according to the DCLG. For the 2010 year, house prices in England [...]

February 16, 2011 | 0 Comments More
DCLG: House prices down 0.1% in October

DCLG: House prices down 0.1% in October

Official data from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) today revealed UK house prices fell by 0.1% in October compared with September, with the average UK home costing £209,466. In the meantime, on an annual basis, house prices are just 5.5% higher, down from the 6.1% annual rise in September. The figures come [...]

December 14, 2010 | 0 Comments More
DCLG: House prices down 0.8% in September

DCLG: House prices down 0.8% in September

Official data from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) today revealed UK house prices fell by 0.8% in September compared with August, with the average UK home costing £211,815. The quarter-on-quarter growth rate, which is a more reliable indicator or near-term price trend, also fell by 0.7%, compared with a rise of 1.6% [...]

November 16, 2010 | 0 Comments More
DCLG: House prices rise 0.7% in August

DCLG: House prices rise 0.7% in August

Official data from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) today revealed UK house prices crept up by 0.7% in August compared with July, with the average UK home costing £213,116. On an annual basis, house prices were up 8.3% in August, slightly down from the 8.4% reported in July. Despite the monthly rise, [...]

October 12, 2010 | 1 Comment More
DCLG: house prices down in July

DCLG: house prices down in July

New figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) show the average UK house price falling by 0.3% in July, with the annual rate of inflation slowing to 8.4%, compared with 9.9% in June. On a country basis, annual house price rises were evident in England 9.0%; Scotland 3.7% and Wales 10.1%, while [...]

September 15, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Official figures show 2.9% house price gain for 2009

Official figures show 2.9% house price gain for 2009

Latest UK house price statistics from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) show the value of a typical home up 2.9% in December, compared to a year earlier. The month saw a 0.8% increase on November, taking the average house price to £200,307 and completing a 2.9% gain for the final quarter of [...]

February 17, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Government figures show 1.1% rise in house prices

Government figures show 1.1% rise in house prices

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has released housing market statistics for April, showing a 1.1% month-on-month increase in prices. The rise left the average price of a home 13.0% down on April 2008, at £189,215. On a regional basis, annual price falls are as follows: England -13.2%; Wales -10.3%; Scotland -8.6% and [...]

June 9, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Government figures show 11.5% decline in house prices

Government figures show 11.5% decline in house prices

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has released its UK house price statistics for January, based on mortgage completions during the month. The figures show the average cost of a home falling 11.5% since January 2008, to £195,724. However, the decline in prices eased during the three months to the end of January [...]

March 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
MPs slam DCLG on eco-towns and Hips

MPs slam DCLG on eco-towns and Hips

MPs have slammed the government department that has responsibility for UK housing issues. In a newly published report, a committee reviewing the work of the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has concluded that the government body lacks the skills needed to formulate the policies for which it is responsible. The taxpayer has been [...]

March 4, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Official figures put house prices down an annual 10.2%

Official figures put house prices down an annual 10.2%

Figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) show UK house prices falling 2.3% in December. Detached homes were at the forefront of the decline with the average value falling by 4.1% during the month. Meanwhile, terraced houses lost 0.8%; flats were down an average 2.4%; bungalows and semi-detached homes down by 2.3% [...]

February 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Government figures put house price decline at 7.4%

Government figures put house price decline at 7.4%

Official figures from the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) show that in October, the average cost of a UK home had fallen 7.4% from a year earlier. The monthly fall stood at 2.5% taking the average cost of a property to £203,539; London remained the UK’s most expensive city with an average house [...]

December 10, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Government offers “free” loans to first-time buyers

Government offers “free” loans to first-time buyers

The Government is today unveiling a number of measures to help kick-start the UK housing market by offering relief to homeowners in financial difficulties and first-time buyers. Households in England earning less than £60,000 per annum will be helped into home ownership with a loan of up to 30% of a property’s value. The loan [...]

September 2, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Flats contribute to housing slowdown

Flats contribute to housing slowdown

Official figures show that a decline in the prices of flats has become a major factor in the housing market slowdown. Between May and June, a 3.6% fall in the price of flats contributed to the price of the average home falling from £216,625 to £215,029, according to the Department for Local Government and Communities [...]

August 12, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Government house price index shows continued growth

Government house price index shows continued growth

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has published its latest house price index which puts annual house price inflation at 4.9% in April. House prices actually rose by 0.7% during the month and the figure compares with annual inflation rates of 5.2% in March and 12.3% in July 2007, the point at which [...]

July 9, 2008 | 0 Comments More