Thursday, September 9, 2010
NAEA – “people concentrating on their summer holidays”
Activity in the housing market fell in August but the National Association of Estate Agents says that housing stock remains level. In its monthly activity report the NAEA shows that the number of house-hunters registered per branch decreased on average from 292 in July to 250 in August. The number of sales agreed per branch decreased from eight in July to seven in August. Average number of properties available for sale per branch increased slightly from to 68 in July to 69 in August and the percentage of first-time buyers decreased from 26% to 21%.