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Daily Express 'EU boost to house prices' front page 'seriously inaccurate' says IPSO

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Following the publication of an article in The Daily Express on 22 July 2016, headlined “EU Exit Boosts House Prices”, Paul Haigh complained to the Independent Press Standards Organisation that the Daily Express breached Clause 1 (Accuracy) of the Editors’ Code of Practice. The complaint was upheld, and IPSO required the newspaper to publish this adjudication. In addition, as the inaccurate information appeared in the front-page headline, IPSO also required the newspaper to publish a front-page reference to this adjudication.

http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/daily-express-eu-boost-to-house-prices-front-page-seriously-inaccurate-says-ipso/

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I might make my own complaint about this article in the DM:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/property/article-4148796/The-January-Property-Sale-House-prices-cut-50.html

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Days left in the January property sale: How house-hunters can still grab a bargain as homes across the country are reduced by up to 50%

I've tracked down 5 of the 6 properties shown:

http://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/details/41714827

First listed
£2,500,000 on 23rd Sep 2016

£1,300,000 48.0% Reduced on: 26th Sep 2016
£1,250,000 3.8% Reduced on: 19th Jan 2017

 

http://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/details/42581058

First listed
£1,995,000 on 19th Jan 2016

£1,195,000 40.1% Reduced on: 1st Feb 2016
£1,095,000 8.4% Reduced on: 15th Mar 2016
£1,049,000 4.2% Reduced on: 12th Apr 2016
£1,028,000 2.0% Reduced on: 29th Nov 2016
£1,010,000 1.8% Reduced on: 30th Nov 2016
£999,995 1.0% Reduced on: 9th Jan 2017
 

http://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/details/37331886

First listed
£650,000 on 27th Jun 2015

£599,995 7.7% Reduced on: 18th Sep 2015
£575,000 4.2% Reduced on: 26th Apr 2016
£450,000 21.7% Reduced on: 22nd Aug 2016
£379,995 15.6% Reduced on: 6th Sep 2016
 

http://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/details/39322390

First listed
£875,000 on 6th Oct 2015

£500,000 42.9% Reduced on: 1st Feb 2017
 

http://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/details/39002514

First listed
£650,000 on 20th Mar 2014

£349,995 46.2% Reduced on: 19th Aug 2014
£330,000 5.7% Reduced on: 17th Oct 2016
 

So of the five, only 3 actually had reductions in January, and only one of those anywhere near 50%.

 

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