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Hometrack UK House Price Index – April 2023

by | Apr 27, 2023 | Clients

The Hometrack UK House Price Index analyses housing market trends at a city level on a monthly basis – across 20 cities, plus regions, and nationally.

Executive summary

  • Change in prices since October 2022
  • The housing market continues to experience a soft repricing
  • Annual inflation slows to 4.1%, prices 1% lower than in October 2022
  • Market conditions at the end of Q1 are better than many had expected – buyers and sellers are striking deals at an increasing rate
  • We expect 500,000 sales completions in H1 2023 meaning we are on track for 1m sales, potentially even higher in 2023
  • Sales activity is being supported by 65% more homes for sale compared to March 2022
  • We find a shift in sales towards markets with better value for money and expect the inner London flats market to see more activity in 2023
  • High rental inflation will continue to support first-time buyer demand

You can download the latest full report from the Hometrack website.