Wales fairs less well, with its average property price down to just £145,293; a monthly drop of 0.9%, means the annual growth rate is just 1.8%.
London's annual growth is also down, now just to 3.7% with average prices having dropped by 0.9% in February to £474,704.
The regional data shows that:
- East of England experienced the greatest increase in its average property price over the last 12 months with a movement of 10.3%
- Yorkshire and the Humber experienced the greatest monthly price growth with an increase of 2.5%
- North East saw the lowest annual price growth with an increase of 2.2%
- South East saw the most significant monthly price fall with a movement of -1.0%
Monthly #UKhouseprices rose 0.6% since January 2017, average #propertyprice now £217,502 https://t.co/G36BoQes3d pic.twitter.com/qZVxMPQX8L— HM Land Registry (@LandRegGov) April 11, 2017
Take advantage of our discounted landlord insurance ratesUK house price growth 'picking up' https://t.co/uCi748hrPp— BBC Business (@BBCBusiness) April 11, 2017