House Price Index – What the papers said

Rightmove’s April House Price Index was recently released. It revealed that April saw a fourth successive monthly average asking price increase, with a 2.1% (+£4,996) rise continuing the trend seen so far in 2013.



Read the full report here.


Click to see how the national newspapers reported it:


Metro

“Trapped in the nest: House prices force young to be carers”

Financial Times

“Confident home sellers raising prices”

Telegraph

“April house prices hit record high”

Telegraph

“‘Win win’ for house prices as 1m prepare to buy, say economists”

Independent

“Average home price now £244,706”

Express

“1m sales to fuel property boom”

Daily Mail


“House prices hit record high for April (…and for once London was the only place where they went down)”

Daily Mail


“First-time buyers at five-year high in best start to any year since the financial crisis”


Daily Mail


“House prices hit record high for April as sellers’ confidence returns – but values in London see a rare blip”


Guardian

“First-time buyers at five-year high, says lenders’ report”

Evening Standard

“London asking prices stall as national average jumps 2.1%”

Bloomberg

“U.K. Home Sellers Raise Asking Prices for Fourth Month: Economy”

ITV

“‘Spring bounce’ fails to materialise in London housing market”


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