Slight pickup in house price growth in August

  • House prices increased by 0.6% in July
  • Annual house price growth increased to 5.6%, from 5.2% in July

Nationwide's August House Price Index report

House Price Index Headlines Aug 2016 Jul 2016
Monthly Index* 409.2 406.7
Monthly Change* 0.6% 0.5%
Annual Change 5.6% 5.2%
Average Price (not seasonally adjusted) £206,145 £205,715

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