House prices are lower in England compared with a year ago - the first annual fall in property values since 2012, according to the Nationwide. In the first three months of the year, prices in England were down 0.7% from the same period in 2018. The average house price rose to £213,102 in March from £211,304 in February. London remained the weakest performing region, with prices 3.8% lower than the same period in the previous year. It represents the seventh consecutive quarter in which prices have declined in the capital.
The Times (29/03/2019)