U.K. August Home Prices Fall on Economic, Olympic Distractions

U.K. August Home Prices Fall on Economic, Olympic Distractions

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A pedestrian walks past terraced housing in the borough of Newham, as the ArcelorMittal Orbit is seen on the horizon at the London 2012 Olympic Park in London. Asking prices in the district have risen 26 percent since London was awarded the the games in 2005, compared with an average London increase of 60 percent.