The rise and fall of property figures
THE Land Registry latest figures show that prices in Yorkshire fell fell 1.3 per cent from December to January this year and declined by 2.6 per cent in 2010.
London saw an annual increase of 2.4 per cent and the region with the greatest annual price fall was Wales with a decrease of 6.1 per cent. Wales also experienced the most significant monthly price fall with a movement of 4.2 per cent. Meanwhile, Hometrack’s figures for February revealed that Yorkshire sellers on average got 92.8 per cent of their asking price and took 13 weeks to sell, but there were five per cent more buyers and a 25 per cent increase in sales. The Nationwide say house prices increased by 0.3 per cent from January to February.