Average UK property prices were up £2,000 in January, according to data from Rightmove. Britain’s biggest property website said average asking prices rose 0.7 per cent month on month in January to £297,587. Conversely, asking prices fell 2.3 per cent in December. However, property prices in the capital were dragged down by falls in Zones 2 and 3. Sellers in Zone 3 witnessed the largest drop, with prices dipping 7.7 percent, and Zone 2 prices falling 6.4 percent.