May 5, 2011
The March data from Land Registry’s flagship House Price Index shows an annual price decrease of 2.3 per cent which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £160,996.
The March data from Land Registry’s flagship House Price Index shows an annual price decrease of 2.3 per cent which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £160,996. The monthly change from February to March is a decrease of 1.1 per cent.
One region in England and Wales experienced an increase in its average property value over the last 12 months. This was London with an annual price change increase of 0.8 per cent. The only region which experienced a monthly rise was The North West with a movement of 0.7 per cent. The North East experienced the greatest annual price fall with a decrease of -9.3 per cent. Wales is the region with the most significant monthly price fall with a movement of -3.3 per cent.
The most up-to-date figures available show that during January 2011, the number of completed house sales in England and Wales rose by 2 per cent to 36,425 from 35,809 in January 2010. The number of properties sold in England and Wales for over £1 million increased by 6 per cent between January 2010 and January 2011, from 460 to 486.
|Average prices by property type (England and Wales)||March 2011||March 2010||Difference (%)|