House prices across the UK

House prices  across the UK are forecasted to rise by two per cent in 2017, making it the seventh year of consecutive price growth. 

The rise in asking prices is expected against a backdrop of stretched affordability and despite Brexit uncertainity, according to the latest Rightmove House Price Index.

The average UK asking price currently stands at just below £300,000. Across London, the average rises to £616,000.