George Osborne’s plan to get the housing market moving seems to actually be working. The latest forecasts from Ernst & Young predict that one million homes will change hands this year, up 5% on 2012, and the highest number of transactions since 2007’s peak.
- Planning permissions for new homes hit eight-year highJuly 4, 2016
- Housebuilding starts jump 23% to nearly double 2009’s low-pointFebruary 25, 2016
- UK property market ‘remains peachy’September 23, 2016