UK house prices climb as confidence in housing market grows

Mortgage lender Halifax released figures today that reveal the fastest rise in UK house prices for three years, according to the Halifax House Price Index. The survey shows that UK house prices in the three months to the end of June 2013 were 3.7% higher than in the same quarter of 2012, the fastest rate of increase since August 2010. The average UK house price is currently £167,984. Read more…