UK house prices rise more than expected in August

7 Sep 2017 12:30 PM

UK house prices rose in August, according to data from Halifax, with prices up by 1.1% versus expectations of a 0.2% rise. Over the course of a year, prices rose by 2.6%.

UK house prices average rose to about 222.3K pounds from 220K pounds, which was higher than the average in December 2016 at 222.2K pounds.

Houses sales in the UK continued to exceed 100,000. with sales rose between June and July to 104.8K, the highest monthly figure since March 2016.

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