Housing prices in the UK rose by 1.5% in May this year after a decrease of 3.1% in April, Halifax reported. Economists had predicted a smaller increase - by 1%. In annual terms, prices increased by 1.9%, as well as in the previous two months. As the survey showed earlier, against the backdrop of the Brexit moment, rising prices on the UK housing market will lag behind inflation. It is expected that prices in London will fall in 2018. Specialists of the housing market forecast this year the growth of housing prices throughout the country on the average by 1.7%, in London - by 1%.
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