The annual increase for London house prices is the sharpest since records began in 2002.
House prices are increasingly strong across most parts of the UK, with prices in London again showing the highest growth.
- Prices rose by 9.6% in the South East
- 8.6% in the East
- Outside London and the South East, annual price increases averaged 6.4%
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