05.04.2012 - UK: Halifax reveals March spike in house prices
The spike in prices, the biggest monthly rise since May 2009, was fuelled by first-time buyers rushing to beat the expiry of the stamp duty holiday at the end of March, said Halifax. Average house prices in Britain rose more rapidly in March than at any time for three years, jumping by 2.2% over the month, according to figures from Halifax, but the lender played down the prospects of another property boom...............................................Full Article: Source
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