The number of homebuyer
Data for the month from the Council of
First-time buyers shared in this improvement, with 34 per cent more
In contrast, remortgaging dipped again, being two per cent down on September, leading CML director-general Michael Coogan to state that there is presently a “two-speed
National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) chief executive Peter Bolton King hailed the news as a “sure sign” that the market was improving.
However, he said members were “anxious” about what would happen to the first-time buyer segment in the new year now the stamp duty holiday is due to end on December 31st.