The surge in UK house prices over the last year was largely driven by London, which saw an overall increase of 18.7% in the year to March 2014.
Prices in the south east (8.9%) and east (8.5%) of England also contributed to the growth.
House price increases by country
- England: 10.4%
- Scotland: 4.8%
- Wales: 3.3%
- Northern Ireland: 2.6%
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