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Home costs throughout the UK are nonetheless rising sooner than the final charge of inflation, in response to the nation’s largest lender.

The Halifax stated that costs rose by three.9% within the yr to the tip of November, down from four.5% in October.

Regardless of the slowdown, the tempo stays above Shopper Costs Index (CPI) inflation, which is at the moment three%.

Final week, rival lender Nationwide stated costs had risen by 2.5% over the previous yr.

In keeping with the Halifax, the typical home or flat within the UK is now promoting for £226,821.

“The imbalance between provide and demand continues to help home costs, which does not appear to be altering within the close to future,” stated Russell Galley, the managing director of Halifax Neighborhood Financial institution.

Nonetheless, in the long run he stated home value progress was more likely to decline.

“Additional forward, rising affordability points, as value will increase proceed to outstrip wage progress, are more likely to curb housing demand and trigger value progress to ease.”

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