The inflation for house prices reached a 5 years low: 4.9% this April compared to the average of 6.9% in the last 5 years.
Considering the fall from the last quarter of 2017, what the housing market is feeling now is actually a rise of 2.9% for prices. But this is mainly because the last quarter of 2017 consisted of a fall of 0.5%, instead of a growth.
Large regional cities are the strongest perfomers with signs of slower growth across the south coast. The pace of overall city level growth is losing momentum, partly due to static prices in London.
One of the cities with the fastest growth rate is Manchester, but the situation is unique in each UK large city.
London is actually the most particular: most of the authorities signalized a growth, but there is still a consistant number (16 out of 46) that are registering a negative growth and prices falling.
Details and an overlook in this very good analysis on Hometrack:
UK Cities House Price Index – April 2018