Transaction levels set to increase
ACTIVITY in the Yorkshire housing market dipped slightly in August, probably due to the bank holiday and the Olympics, says the latest RICS UK survey.
In the three months to August, chartered surveyors in the region sold on average 5.3 per cent of the homes on their books per month.
This is slightly down on the figures reported throughout much of 2012. However, there were more potential buyers
Looking ahead, Yorkshire chartered surveyors predict transaction levels to pick up slightly as autumn approaches.
Tim Waring, of Knight Frank, says: “Increasing realism on the part of sellers is creating activity from buyers who are recognising value for money.”