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Halifax House Price Index: May 2024

Halifax House Price Index: May 2024

UK house prices static in May

The Halifax House Price Index (HPI) for May 2024 was published today – let’s take a brief look at the contents.

The latest data reveals that UK house prices were largely static in May, edging down slightly by just -0.1%. Market activity has remained resilient, with the average cost of a property changing marginally over the last three months.

According to the index, the market is unlikely to see huge fluctuations in the near term.

In summary:

  • Average house prices stable in May, down just -0.1%
  • Annual rate of house price growth up +1.5% last month, from +1.1% in April
  • Typical UK home now costs £288,688 (compared to £288,862 in April)
  • The North West has the strongest price growth of nation or region in the UK

The next Halifax House Price Index is scheduled for release on Friday 5th July 2024.

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