Annual house price growth in Q1 of 2019 stood at just 0.4%. Behind the headline figure were sharp regional differences.
The country has recorded its first annual house price fall in seven years, driven by declines in London and the South East.
Plenty of column inches are devoted to the uphill challenge young people face making their first step on to the property ladder, but less space is given to the problems of jumping on to the next rung.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced extra funding for affordable homes in the Spring Statement 2019, while the OBR has revised down its expectations for house price growth.
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