Housing market still in doldrums
THE UK housing market is still in the doldrums, according to the RICS housing market survey.
Eight per cent more surveyors in Yorkshire reported a fall in new buyer enquiries and in prices, though all reported a rise in the number of homes for sale.
The average number of completed sales per surveyor remained stable at 13 over the three months to June. The national average is 15.5.
Overall activity has struggled since the expiry of the Stamp Duty holiday back in March, says the RICS.
Ken Bird, of Renton and Parr, Wetherby says: “Buyers still lack confidence and motivated vendors are having to consider discounts on their sale prices to achieve a sale.”