House price growth picks up as 2015 draws to a close

We've released December's HPI report, which includes full details and comments on the figures by our Chief Economist, Robert Gardner.

  • UK annual house price growth increased to 4.5% in December
  • London house price growth increased to 12.2% in Q4
  • Average house prices in England increased by 2.2% in Q4, up 6.9% year-on-year
House Price Index Headlines Dec 2015 Nov 2015
Monthly Index* 395.7 392.6
Monthly Change* 0.8% 0.1%
Annual Change 4.5% 3.7%
Average Price (not seasonally adjusted) £196,999 £196,305

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

Click here for Nationwide's House Price Index report