However, house price growth remains weak, analysis reveals.
Annual house price growth has slowed to its lowest level since 2013.
Property prices fell by 2.9% last month and grew by just 0.8% over the year, figures from Halifax reveal.
Sales are expected to slump in the months leading up to Brexit, according to surveyors.
There is unlikely to be any growth in UK prices next year owing to Brexit uncertainty and stretched affordability, according to the Royal Institution o
House price growth picked up last month, but the market remains subdued as an uncertain economy and the squeeze on household budgets continue to dampen demand.
In November, UK house prices fell by more than £5,000, with sharp falls in the South as sellers lowered their asking price aspirations, according to Rightmove.
Brexit uncertainty and the squeeze on household budgets has an impact, Nationwide figures reveal.
Activity and prices in the capital 'remain challenging', while UK houses prices continued to rise at a steady pace in September, according to Nationwide.