House sales show June slump
BRITISH house sales slumped in June, according to an on-theground survey. Estate agency boards firm Agency Express says that both house sales and new For Sale listings fell.
The number of houses where For Sale boards converted to Sold in June fell by 13.7 per cent compared to May. However, it is not unusual for house sales to fall in June. The heaviest falls in house sales in June were in the South-East (-18.8 per cent), Greater London (-15.9 per cent), Yorkshire (-14.9 per cent) and the South-West (-14.8 per cent).
Leicester was the city with the greatest increase in monthly house sales with a rise of 55 per cent.