HM Land Registry
Printable version

UK House Price Index for June 2021

The UK HPI shows house price changes for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

In the past 12 months all those involved in the property market have been impacted by the effects of coronavirus (COVID-19); HM Land Registry is no different and as a result, this release of the UK House Price index is not as complete as it could be.

The data is accurate; however, this release may be subject to increased revisions as more data is added over the coming months. See Reducing delays for further information.

The June data shows:

  • on average, house prices have increased 4.5% since May 2021
  • there has been an annual price rise 13.2% which makes the average property in the UK valued at £265,668

England

In England, the June data shows on average, house prices have risen by 4.9% since May 2021. The annual price rise of 13.3% takes the average property value to £284,029.

The regional data for England indicates that:

  • Yorkshire and The Humber experienced the greatest monthly price rise, up by 7.1%
  • London saw the lowest monthly price growth, at 2.5%
  • The North West experienced the greatest annual price rise, up by 18.6%
  • London saw the lowest annual price growth, with a rise of 6.3%

Price change by region for England

Region Average price June 2021 Annual change % since June 2020 Monthly change % since May 2021
East Midlands £226,846 14.3 5.1
East of England £327,017 12.1 4.5
London £510,299 6.3 2.5
North East £149,521 15.3 5.9
North West £200,222 18.6 6.8
South East £355,948 10.5 2.7
South West £294,906 13.7 5.5
West Midlands £231,429 15 5.7
Yorkshire and the Humber £194,518 15.8 7.1

Repossession sales by volume for England

The lowest number of repossession sales in April 2021 was in the East Midlands and the South West.

The highest number of repossession sales in April 2021 was in the North East.

Repossession sales April 2021
East Midlands 5
East of England 9
London 6
North East 25
North West 23
South East 18
South West 5
West Midlands 14
Yorkshire and the Humber 21
England 126

Average price by property type for England

Property type June 2021 June 2020 Difference %
Detached £438,145 £378,757 15.7
Semi-detached £296,207 £236,968 13.6
Terraced £233,644 £204,932 14
Flat/maisonette £242,353 £224,025 8.2
All £284,029 £250,739 13.3

Funding and buyer status for England

Transaction type Average price June 2021 Annual price change % since June 2020 Monthly price change %since May 2021
Cash £267,190 13.5 5.2
Mortgage £292,532 13.2 4.8
First-time buyer £236,982 12.6 4.9
Former owner occupier £324,081 13.9 4.9

Building status for England

Building status* Average price April 2021 Annual price change % since April 2020 Monthly price change % since March 2021
New build £361,642 14.8 4.7
Existing resold property £263,634 9.1 -1.7

*Figures for the 2 most recent months are not being published because there are not enough new build transactions to give a meaningful result.

London

London shows, on average, house prices have risen by 2.5% since May 2021. An annual price rise of 6.3% takes the average property value to £510,299.

Average price by property type for London

Property type June 2021 June 2020 Difference %
Detached £994,785 £906,997 9.7
Semi-detached £646,936 £593,008 9.1
Terraced £555,562 £510,449 8.8
Flat/maisonette £430,707 £414,734 3.9
All £510,299 £479,969 6.3

Funding and buyer status for London

Transaction type Average price June 2021 Annual price change % since June 2020 Monthly price change % since May 2021
Cash £523,448 4.5 1.7
Mortgage £505,305 6.8 2.7
First-time buyer £443,193 5.9 2.8
Former owner occupier £581,605 6.9 2.2

Building status for London

Building status* Average price April 2021 Annual price change % since April 2020 Monthly price change % since March 2021
New build £551,112 10 5.7
Existing resold property £498,228 5.1 -0.9

*Figures for the 2 most recent months are not being published because there are not enough new build transactions to give a meaningful result.

Wales

Wales shows, on average, house prices have risen by 4.6% since May 2021. An annual price rise of 16.7% takes the average property value to £195,291.

There were 10 repossession sales for Wales in April 2021.

Average price by property type for Wales

Property type June 2021 June 2020 Difference %
Detached £296,313 £250,331 18.4
Semi-detached £188,119 £162,555 15.7
Terraced £153,582 £130,914 17.3
Flat/maisonette £127,629 £115,047 10.9
All £195,291 £167,384 16.7

Funding and buyer status for Wales

Transaction type Average price June 2021 Annual price change % since June 2020 Monthly price change % since May 2021
Cash

Latest News from
HM Land Registry

Your Guide to Public Sector Payments 101