UK house prices ‘rise 9.9% in a year’
House price increases accelerated in April, rising by 9.9% compared with the same month a year ago, according to official figures.
The typical price of £260,000 grew at the fastest rate for nearly four years.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said prices rose strongly across the UK, with Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland all picking up pace.
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