Meanwhile, the Guardian says that:
Downing Street today promised further action to help borrowers as new figures showed that house prices are falling at their fastest rate since records began 30 years ago.In fact, as the BBC says:
Which is not the same thing. It's tempting to say that journalists twist statistics but I think the truth is that most don't understand them.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' (Rics) said that 78.5% more surveyors reported a fall than a rise in house prices in March.This was the gloomiest reading since Rics began the survey in 1978.