House prices UK: Values ARE going up as Halifax confirms property price growth in July

Halifax released their House Price Index, which suggests that prices saw an annualised rise of 3.3% (Image: GETTY) The Halifax released their House Price Index this morning, which suggests that prices saw an annualised rise of 3.3 per cent in July, and a 1.4 per cent increase on June to reach an average property value of £230,280, versus £219,266 at the same time last year. On a quarter-by-quarter basis, prices rose by 1.3 per cent. Coming off the back of an interest rate rise last week, this does provide a…

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House prices: Surprise increase in property price growth in July

The average UK home now valued at £217,010 having risen from £215,444 the previous month. (Image: GETTY ) The data indicates that house price growth rose to 2.5 per cent in July, up from two per cent in June, with the average UK home now valued at £217,010 having risen from £215,444 the previous month. This moderately positive news comes ahead of the expected rise tomorrow in the Bank of England Base Rate, potentially to 0.75 per cent, which would be the highest level since 2007. However, many experts suggest…

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Fourth of July 2018: Celebrate Independence Day in the UK | Travel News | Travel

The fourth of July is a popular holiday in the US, celebrated as being no longer being part of the British Empire. Celebrating the Declaration of Independence in 1776, the Continental Congress declared the colonies as the US. Fireworks, parades and barbecues are just some of the ways to take part in the day. For anyone wanting to celebrate in the UK, there are a number of celebrations taking place, mainly in the cities of the country. Where are they found and where can the 4th of July be enjoyed?…

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