17.04.2013 - UK: Spring bounce for the housing market
The housing market looks primed for a spring bounce as first-time buyers return in force and increasingly confident sellers start hiking prices. The average UK asking price has just hit 244,706, up 15,717 since the start of the year, according to new figures from Rightmove, with the biggest rises outside London. First-time buyers are streaming back into the market, with an extra 3 per cent in February alone, the best start to a year since 2008 according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders. Numbers are up 17 per cent on 12 months ago..........................................Full Article: Source
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