UK Housing Market Update October 2018

Price growth continues shift northwards.

  • House prices rose 0.3% in September, according to Nationwide.
  • This puts year to date growth at 1.2%, slightly above our forecast for 2018 of 1.0%.
  • The strongest growth continues to be focused in the Midlands and North of England.
  • Annual rental growth remained at 0.9% in August, according to the ONS.
  • London has been the weakest performer, with rents 0.3% lower than this time last year.
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