House Price Index

August 2015

August 2015

[hpi-table this_month=”August” this_months_change=”-0.8″ this_month_yearly_change=”+6.4″ this_month_ave_price=”292,284″ last_month=”July” last_months_change=”+0.1″ last_month_yearly_change=”+5.1″ last_month_ave_price=”294,542″] VP> Seasonal August price fall more muted than usual, with price of property coming to market down by just 0.8% (-£2,258) compared to post-credit-crunch average August fall of 1.5% Shortage of new sellers (down 8% on same period in 2014) and active buyers help to minimise […]

August 2015, House Price Index   |   August 17, 2015
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July 2015

July 2015

[hpi-table this_month=”July” this_months_change=”+0.1″ this_month_yearly_change=”+5.1″ this_month_ave_price=”294,542″ last_month=”June” last_months_change=”+3.0″ last_month_yearly_change=”+4.5″ last_month_ave_price=”294,351″] New analysis from Rightmove shows the biggest gap between demand and supply is in the first-time buyer sector: – Number of enquiries per property for two bedrooms or fewer is 24% higher than for larger properties of three bedrooms or more – Challenge for government, planners […]

House Price Index, July 2015   |   July 20, 2015
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June 2015

June 2015

[hpi-table this_month=”June” this_months_change=”+3.0″ this_month_yearly_change=”+4.5″ this_month_ave_price=”294,351″ last_month=”May” last_months_change=”-0.1″ last_month_yearly_change=”+2.5″ last_month_ave_price=”285,891″] Price of property coming to market rebounds to all-time high as majority-government surprise leads to biggest ever rise in month of June, up 3.0% (+£8,460) to £294,351 Six out of ten regions set new record price highs as supply/demand imbalance continues to heads north Election certainty […]

House Price Index, June 2015   |   June 15, 2015
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May 2015

May 2015

[hpi-table this_month=”May” this_months_change=”-0.1″ this_month_yearly_change=”+2.5%” this_month_ave_price=”285,891″ last_month=”April” last_months_change=”+1.6″ last_month_yearly_change=”+4.7″ last_month_ave_price=”286,133″] Pre-election drop of 0.1% (-£242) on price of property coming to market, the first fall in May since the last general election in 2010 and a big contrast with May 2014’s +2.1% increase Majority government means some of the brakes now off for prospective buyers and […]

House Price Index, May 2015   |   May 18, 2015
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April 2015

April 2015

[hpi-table this_month=”Apr” this_months_change=”+1.6″ this_month_yearly_change=”+4.7″ this_month_ave_price=”286,133″ last_month=”Mar” last_months_change=”+1.0″ last_month_yearly_change=”+5.4″ last_month_ave_price=”281,752″] With Rightmove reporting the highest ever asking price of £286,133, policies to ensure more homes are made available will be key as housing becomes an important election topic The property shortage experienced in many parts of the country has been exacerbated by a 2015 slump in […]

April 2015, House Price Index   |   April 20, 2015
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March 2015

March 2015

[hpi-table this_month=”Mar” this_months_change=”+1.0″ this_month_yearly_change=”+5.4″ this_month_ave_price=”281,752″ last_month=”Feb” last_months_change=”+2.1″ last_month_yearly_change=”+6.6″ last_month_ave_price=”279,004″] Price of property coming to market up by 1.0% (+£2,748), a more muted rise at this time of year for three years suggesting pre-election slowdown Average new seller asking price just £30 below June 2014 record as high demand reduces the impact of tighter lending controls […]

House Price Index, March 2015   |   March 16, 2015
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February 2015

February 2015

[hpi-table this_month=”Feb” this_months_change=”+2.1″ this_month_yearly_change=”+6.6″ this_month_ave_price=”279,004″ last_month=”Jan” last_months_change=”+1.4″ last_month_yearly_change=”+8.2″ last_month_ave_price=”273,275″] Decades of inadequate provision of homes to satisfy demand are having an increasing effect, with a tight-stock market resulting in a shortage of quality property to trade up to: Average price of property coming to market up by over £5,000 this month (+£5,729/+2.1%), with all regions […]

February 2015, House Price Index   |   February 16, 2015
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January 2015

January 2015

[hpi-table this_month=”Jan” this_months_change=”+1.4″ this_month_yearly_change=”+8.2″ this_month_ave_price=”273,275″ last_month=”Dec” last_months_change=”-2.2″ last_month_yearly_change=”+7.0″ last_month_ave_price=”269,477″] Highest ever Rightmove page views on Sunday 11th January and site visits to date up over 10% on last year, setting a bullish early tone Price of property coming to market up 1.4% (+£3,798) in a month where prices usually fall Upwards price pressure as the […]

House Price Index, January 2015   |   January 19, 2015
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