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This publication is available at https: The UK HPI uses sales data collected on residential housing transactions, whether for cash or with a mortgage. Properties have been included: A letter from the Director General for Regulation details the actions that were taken to meet the requirements as set out in the UK HPI assessment report.
However, as sales only appear in the UK HPI once the purchases have been registered, there can be a delay before transactions feed into the index. As such, caution is advised when interpreting price changes in the most recent periods as they can be revised.
Further information is provided in our revision policy. The UK HPI has wide coverage of both cash and mortgage transactions and a large data source land registrations such as that maintained by HM Land Registry allowing data to be published down to a local authority level with further breakdowns available by property type, buyer status, funding status and property status.
Estimates for the most recent months are provisional and are likely to be updated as more data is incorporated into the index. While changes to estimates are small at the headline level, these can be larger at lower geographies due to the fewer transactions used.
Further details on why our estimates change can be found in our revisions policy. The dataset contains the sale price of the property, the date when the sale was completed, full address details, the type of property such as detached, semi-detached, terraced or flatif it is a newly built property or an established residential building and a variable to indicate if the property has been purchased as a financed transaction for example using a mortgage or as a non-financed transaction cash purchase.
This is not publicly available as this data is considered personal information and would breach data protection rules. A weekly extract of all sales data is then taken from LRS and undergoes a quality assurance process to check the price paid, date of entry, property type land, commercial, residential, forestry, agricultural and other and to identify market value residential sales as opposed to non-market sales similar to those detailed for PPD.
This data is then combined with further details, such as full address and house type detached, semi-detached, terrace or flatusing the RoS Geographical Information System database to provide a comprehensive source of data that can be provided each month for use in the new HPI.
In addition, a funding status indicator and a new build indicator are also added to the final dataset. The funding status indicator is identified by whether the application for registration of a market value residential sale also contaisn an application for registration of a standard security mortgage deed.
All applications with a mortgage deed, or where the mortgage deed is submitted within three months of the sale, are mortgage sales, while all those without an accompanying mortgage deed, are marked as being a cash sale.
The coverage of the RoS data differs to the PPD slightly in that transactions relating to residential properties where the buyer or seller is a corporate body, company or business are included within this dataset. The overall UK figure will be calculated by keeping the house prices in Northern Ireland constant for the two months following the end of a quarter, when Northern Ireland results for the most recent quarter are not yet available.
They will then be revised when the quarter is complete. Details will be made available once the assessment is finalised. This is detailed transaction-level data on mortgage completions. Starting in Aprilthe RMS now contains over 12 million individual mortgage sale records.
It is collected electronically, with all reporting firms submitting according to FCA-defined data definitions, and in a standard xml format, ensuring consistent data structure. Reporting fields include purchase price, completion date of property sale, type of borrower first time buyer FTB or home mover new or second hand property, type and size of dwelling.
The RMS is the only comprehensive source of data available for the type of borrower and provides the necessary data to allow the new HPI to be produced according to whether the buyer is a first time buyer or an existing owner.
The RMS is also a key source of data used in the production of house prices for inclusion in the Retail Price Index and will continue to be for the foreseeable future.
Property attributes data There is comprehensive data available on the price of transacted property across the UK; however, this price data is limited in terms of details regarding the physical characteristics of the property.
The use of price data alone is insufficient for the calculation of an inflationary index for house prices due to the fact the composition and type of property sold can differ vastly between periods. Therefore, in line with recognised international best practice, hedonic regression and mix-adjustment is used to account for the change in composition.
For a hedonic regression model to be work sufficient, details regarding the attributes of properties sold are required to supplement the price paid data.
For the production of the UK HPIthese attributes are available from a number of official sources described below. The VOA has been responsible for banding properties for Council Tax since the tax was first introduced in ; before then, the VOA was responsible for the earlier system of domestic rates.A key determinant of house prices is the demographic characteristics of the area in which the property is located, such as the affluence of those people living in the area.
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