LONDON, Sept 30 British house prices rose more
slowly in September than in August, according to figures from
mortgage lender Nationwide, adding to signs of a cooling in the
housing market after voters decided in June to leave the
Prices rose by 5.3 percent in September compared with the
same month last year, slower than August's increase of 5.6
percent, Nationwide said.
The September figure matched expectations from economists
polled by Reuters.
In monthly terms, house prices rose by 0.3 percent, also
slowing from a rise of 0.6 percent in August.
(Writing by William Schomberg; Editing by Louise Ireland)