Househunters out and about
HOUSEHUNTERS returned in January as demand figures reached a six-month high, according to the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA).
The NAEA market report for January showed gains across both supply and demand for housing compared with December, although this remains in-line with figures from the same time last year. The number of people registering with estate agents to buy property improved from an average of 227 in December to 252 in January, however this is still down on January 2010’s figure of 291.
Michael Jones, president of the NAEA, said: “It is encouraging to see activity levels begin to increase.”