Sunday, December 30, 2007
A fresh coat of paint will re-ignite the market
On the edge in 2008: will house prices bump along the plateau, or are they about to fall off the cliff?
The housing market boom has finally run out of momentum, and fears are being voiced in some quarters that our biggest financial assets could go into reverse in 2008. The financial trepidation with which we are tiptoeing into the new year is almost tangible. Few doubt 2008 is going to be a year of uncertainty, if not living on the edge, and this is especially true in the housing market. "Meanwhile, consider other ways of boosting the value of your property – perhaps an extension such as a loft conversion, or an upgrade to the kitchen"