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Release: House Price Index Guidance, Official house price statistics explained

Released: 04 April 2013

Contact

Joni Karanka

House Prices and Purchasing Power Parities, Prices Division

hpi@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: 01633 65 1561

Categories: Economy, House Price Indices, Prices, Output and Productivity, Price Indices and Inflation, Housing and Households, Housing Market

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: Region

In this release

Official House Price Statistics Explained.

The House Price Index (HPI) is a monthly output based on mortgage completions data from the Regulated Mortgage Survey (RMS). This article contains an explanation of the differences between official house price statistics and a description of the methodology of the ONS HPI.

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