House sales hit pre-recession peak

The property market has continued to recover from the financial crisis, according to new figures out today.
HM Revenue and Customs said that national property sales in June reached their joint highest monthly total since before the economic slump began.
It found that there were 109,580 sales in June, the same as in November last year. This is the highest since the end of 2007, just before the onslaught of the worst recession in living memory.
New rules introduced earlier in this year placed greater responsibility on lenders to conduct stricter affordability checks on potential borrowers.
They included closer attention to current and expected income and outgoings.
With greater attention paid to purchases and mortgages, it is even more important now to gain a comprehensive report from an experienced and knowledgeable local chartered surveyor.
It is always worth using an expert local company with an in-depth knowledge of the local area and market.
McAndrew Martin has seen the recovery first hand with an increase of 45 per cent in survey reports compared with last year.
Our friendly and expert staff – including our own inhouse structural engineer – offer a full range of surveys as well as extensive services, including architecture, design and project management.
Email [email protected], call 02392 697 193 or pop into our offices on the Fairway Business Centre in Dundas Lane, Portsmouth.

The property market has continued to recover from the financial crisis, according to new figures out today. HM Revenue and…

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