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House prices 'now 26% above recession low'

The average UK house price rose by £1,200 in April and now stands 26% above the recession low point of April 2009, new figures by estate agency owner LSL Property Services suggests.

House price rise edges ahead again

UK house prices are continuing to escalate, particularly among properties for first-time buyers, figures from the ONS suggest.

House price rise 'highest since 2007'

The average UK house price rose by £11,920 in December compared with the year before, a survey suggests, which is the largest December increase since 2007.

Labour pledges 200,000 homes a year

An incoming Labour government would make housebuilding a priority and commit to building 200,000 homes a year by 2020, Ed Balls said this week.

London leads on record house price rise

House prices have never been higher – with 2013 marking the time when the property market recovered from the 2008 financial crisis – according to the latest LSL property services latest house price index.

London house prices continue to rise

House Prices in June were up 0.6% on May, with the average house price in England and Wales now worth over £160,00 – according to new offical figures.

House prices rise by 0.3% in May

House prices rose on a seasonally adjusted basis by 0.3% between April and May, ONS figures suggest.

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