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Sep 22, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

PRICE GROWTH SLOWEST RATE IN FIVE YEARS Figures from the Office for National Statistics put the average rate of house price growth at 3.1 per cent in the year to July. This is the slowest rate of growth since August 2013, when it was at 3 per cent.

Prices in the North West rose the fastest of any region of the UK, at 5.6 per cent, followed by the South West and the West Midlands. In London, the average price fell by 0.7 per cent. Hansen Lu, of Capital Economics, said: "We expect house pric...