The number of
According to the latest data released by the British Bankers Association (BBA), some £10.2 billion was lent for home purchases in December, up from the figure of £9.6 billion recorded in November.
However, while this represented a 12.5 per cent increase on the amount lent in the final month of 2008, the BBA figures also show that overall
Furthermore, according to some experts, the start of the new decade is likely to see a fresh downturn in levels of
“What we are likely to see in January and February is an unusually large drop off in
At the same time, Rightmove has predicted that house prices could start picking up as consumer confidence grows on the back of the news that the UK has finally emerged out of recession.