21.01.2013 - U.K. house prices rise as new sellers join market
House prices rose across the U.K. in January, while the number of new sellers also increased as market sentiment improved. But a return to the highs seen before the financial crisis is unlikely without a sustained economic recovery, and with figures for the fourth quarter to be released Friday likely to record another contraction, that is far from assured. A monthly survey by online estate agency Rightmove showed that asking prices on its website rose 0.2% in the first weeks of January, compared with December, and were 2.4% higher than a year earlier...............................................Full Article: Source
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