House price rises reach highest annual rate since 2010
Business news 09 Sept. 2013
The Halifax's latest house price survey shows that houses have risen by the highest annual rate since June 2010.
In the three months to August, UK property prices rose by 5.4%, compared to the same period the year before.
The Halifax survey reported that prices from the quarter were 2.1% higher than they were in the previous period, and that this was largely due to low interest rates, Government schemes such as Help to Buy and a recovering economy.
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