House prices in Northern Ireland are rising again, according to statistics released by the Department of Finance.

House prices in Northern Ireland are rising again, according to statistics released by the Department of Finance.

But the number of sales have fallen to their lowest in three years.

The number of transactions between April and June was 4,075 - down 28% on the previous quarter.

The latest data does not reflect the Brexit vote on 23 June, nor the recent decision by the Bank of England to reduce interest rates. 
Last week, an Ulster University report on the local housing market said "contradictory" economic outlooks issued during the EU referendum campaigns "will have exacerbated market uncertainty".