Steady rise in sales continues
MORE “sold” boards went up in March, says estate agency signs firm Agency Express.
It was the second consecutive monthly rise.
The firm says monthly house sales were up 23.2 per cent in March following February’s rise of 38.3 per cent. Sold levels were also 4.8 per cent up on March 2010 and 10.2 per cent up on March 2009. Each region saw an increase in sales ranging from a 47.8 per cent rise in the East Midlands to 3.7 per cent in Wales. Yorkshire saw a rise of 32.2 per cent.
Stephen Watson, managing director of Agency Express, said: “This latest set of data paints an encouraging picture for the housing sector. The trend over the last two or three months indicates that this might be sustainable.”