Thursday, Jun 08, 2006

Halifax House Price Index

BBC News: May sees house price growth slow

FT.com: House price rises at 14-month high


House prices rose by just 0.1% in May, the smallest monthly increase since January, the Halifax bank said. May's rise was markedly below the 2.0% increase recorded in April. The annual rate of price increase stands at 9.1%.

Posted by jason @ 09:29 AM (662 views)
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1. jason said...

Full release:

http://www.hbosplc.com/economy/includes/HousePriceIndexMay2006.pdf

Thursday, June 8, 2006 09:32AM Report Comment
 

2. harold said...

May = 0.1
June = 0.01
July = 0.001... statistics

Thursday, June 8, 2006 09:42AM Report Comment
 

3. denzil said...

The frequency of 0.1% is actually quite embarrassing.

Thursday, June 8, 2006 10:04AM Report Comment
 

4. Markd said...

Yes, there's that 0.1% again, and yet strangely the Halifax's annual rate is now at 9.1% as against last month's 8%, despite May's monthly figure being far lower than April's-presumably a statistical quirk thrown up by May 2005's figure falling out of the picture...and it's that annual figure a lot of people will still look at despite prices actually falling in real terms now when set against even the official level of inlation, let alone the real rate.

Thursday, June 8, 2006 10:15AM Report Comment
 

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