It’s not exactly ground-breaking growth, but prime country house prices have risen by 0.4% over the last quarter, giving us six months of growth on the trot according to the latest from Knight Frank. Country property prices are still 1.2% down on the year, though.
It’s a bit of mixed market, with prices dropping for homes in the £2m – £5m bracket, but rising either side. The number of viewings in Q2 2013, meanwhile, was 7.9% up on the same period in 2012.
So things seem to be looking up, but there are still some challenges for the market, as Gráinne Gilmore explains in Knight Frank’s latest Prime Country Property Review: