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Annual house price growth edges up in May


Headlines May 2014

April 2013

Monthly Index* 368.2 365.7
Monthly Change* 0.7% 1.2%
Annual Change 11.1% 10.9%
Average Price £186,512 £183,577
  • UK house prices increased by 0.7% in May and were 11.1% higher than May 2013.
  • First time buyers increasingly important in driving the recovery, Help to Buy playing a supporting rather than a starring role.

*Seasonally adjusted figure (Note that monthly % changes are revised when seasonal adjustment factors are re-estimated)

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