The cost of a property investment in the UK has risen between July and August, according to recent figures from the Land Registry.
It reported a 0.1% increase during the month, representing an annual growth of 1.3% from August 2012.
In July, house prices rose by 1% from June; however, its annual increase was lower at 0.8%.
Recent August 2013 figures take the average house price in England and Wales to £164,654, climbing from £162,602 last August.
Last month, the cost of a detached property averaged at £258,502, with semi-detached homes costing £155,800, terraced properties coming in at £124,580 and flats/maisonettes typically selling for £155,982.
According to the Land Registry, the north-west showed the greatest promise with regards to house price movements, having experienced a monthly increase of 1.3%, which took the typical property value in the region to £109,210.
Following the north-west was London with a 1.2% price increase, then Yorkshire & The Humber, which saw real estate values grow by 1.1% between July and August.