House prices in December 2019 were 4.0% higher than the same month a year earlier.
The Halifax House Price Index is the UK's longest running monthly house price series with data covering the whole country going back to January 1983.
From this data, a "standardised" house price is calculated and property price movements on a like-for-like basis (including seasonal adjustments) are analysed over time. The annual change figure is calculated by comparing the current month non-seasonally adjusted figure with the same month a year earlier.
IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions (NYSE: INFO) owns and acts as administrator for the Halifax House Price Index. For more information and details on how to access other indices from the Halifax House Price Index family go to the IHS Markit website.
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