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Housing market speeds towards ‘crisis point’ as average price rises £10,000 in a year

House prices in the UK increased by £10,000 in the last year on average, according to official figures, with estate agents warning that affordability of houses is reaching “crisis point”. The average property price in June was £223,257, compared to £214,000 in June 2016, the Office for National Statistics said. On a month-by-month basis, house […]