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Where next for house prices?

The sheer volume of data about the UK housing market that is bandied around these days means that it is sometimes hard to grasp what is really going on.

An innovative heatmap (below) produced by Samuel Tombs, UK chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, provides a simple overview: it uses colours to show what prices have done in each region year by year: green for the biggest rise, red for the biggest fall.