18.04.2012 - UK: House prices show only a modest rise, says ONS
House prices have shown only a modest rise on a year ago, with first-time buyers facing much steeper increases than existing owners,official figures showed. The typical house price was 224,473 in February, a 0.3% year-on-year rise, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said, as analysts warned that the weak economy and low consumer confidence is likely to drag prices down in the coming months...............................................Full Article: Source
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