Northern Ireland

NI house prices continue to fall

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Image caption When compared to June 2011, house prices have slipped back by 11%.

House prices in Northern Ireland are continuing to fall, according to an official government index.

It shows prices were 3% lower in the second quarter of this year compared to the first quarter.

When compared to June 2011, prices have slipped back by 11%.

The figures from Land and Property Services put the standardised average price of a house at £95,623.

The index is calculated using stamp duty information recorded by Revenue and Customs.

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