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19 May, 2013, 00:01 BST Asking Price Records Tumble: National Nears £250k, London Passes £500k

This month's 2.1% (+£5,135) rise has left the national average just shy of a quarter of a million pounds at £249,841, surpassing the previous record...


15 Apr, 2013, 00:01 BST Rightmove Reports Fourth Consecutive Monthly Asking Price Rise

Rightmove's House Price Index reports a fourth consecutive monthly average asking price increase, with a 2.1% (+£4,996) rise continuing the trend...


19 Mar, 2013, 13:37 GMT Rightmove March House Price Index - Momentum Grows

Rightmove's March House Price Index finds that momentum continues to build in the housing market with several key indicators setting new...


18 Feb, 2013, 00:01 GMT Sprightly Start to 2013 but 'Old Hands' Support the Market

Rightmove's February House Price Index finds that there are signs of improvement in the health of the property market. At £235,741 the average...


21 Jan, 2013, 00:01 GMT Market thaws as new seller numbers jump 22% and Rightmove traffic swells

Rightmove's January House Price Index reports that sellers coming to market this month increased their average asking prices by 0.2% (+£440) to now...


17 Dec, 2012, 12:24 GMT Rightmove Forecasts 2% Rise in 2013, in Spite of Largest Ever Monthly Fall

Rightmove reports that average asking prices saw a fall of £7,772 (-3.3%) over the past month to now stand at £228,989. While this is the largest...


22 Nov, 2012, 13:28 GMT Prices Fall But Positive Signs for 2013?

Rightmove reports that average asking prices dropped by -2.6% (-£6,407) over the past month. This follows the now familiar post-credit-crunch pattern ...


19 Oct, 2012, 10:16 BST How Much has the UK Housing Market Changed Since the Credit Crunch 5 Years ago?

Last month marked the fifth anniversary of the Northern Rock crisis that resulted in panicked scenes on the high street and the visible beginnings of ...


15 Oct, 2012, 11:20 BST Average Asking Prices Jump by 3.5%

Rightmove reports that new seller average asking prices have risen 3.5% (+£8,310) over the past month, the biggest increase for eight months. This...


17 Jul, 2012, 14:49 BST Rightmove Highlights the Summer Selling Challenge

Rightmove's House Price Index for July reveals that the average asking price for a new property coming to market has dropped by 1.7% on the previous...


18 Jun, 2012, 10:08 BST UK Average Asking Price set Third Consecutive Monthly Record

Rightmove's June House Price Index finds that average asking prices increased by 1.0% over the past month to now stand at £246,235, a third...


21 May, 2012, 00:01 BST Early End to Spring Bounce as Prices Remain Flat in May

Rightmove reports that the average asking price for a property coming to market in May has remained virtually unchanged on April at £243,759, up just ...


19 Mar, 2012, 10:33 GMT Will the end of the Stamp Duty Holiday Stifle a Promising Start to 2012?

The Rightmove House Price Index for March 2012 is released today and reveals that the average asking price for a property in the UK increased by 1.6%....


21 Nov, 2011, 07:00 GMT Rightmove - Eurozone Uncertainty Hits Seller Numbers and Prices

The Rightmove House Price Index for November 2011 is released today and reveals that the average asking price for a property in the UK dropped by...


17 Oct, 2011, 07:00 BST Widest Ever Price Gulf Between the North and South

The Rightmove House Price Index for October 2011 is released today and reveals that the average asking price for a property in the UK increased by...


19 Sep, 2011, 07:00 BST Rightmove Advises to Act Now if You Want to Move Home in Time for Christmas

Property website Rightmove reports that new sellers coming to market in September have asked 0.7% (£1,596) more for their properties than last month, ...


15 Aug, 2011, 08:27 BST Rightmove - UK Housing Market Insulated From Global Financial Jitters

The Rightmove House Price Index for August 2011 is released today and reveals that the average asking price for a property in the UK dropped -2.1%...