A definite quickening of pace is evident in the data for last month, with Scotland and north-west England leading the race to build. However, Yorkshire, Wales and Northern Ireland are experiencing a development hiatus, and activity is low in Greater London
Completions in the private sector rose across the board in March compared with February. This increase was spread pretty evenly through the regions, albeit with the South-east powering ahead and the West Midlands lagging behind. Kate Barker will be pleased
There seems to be a spring in the step of homebuyers. Our SmartNewHomes demand index shows that the average price homeseekers are willing to pay is up by 2% overall. If that home is a semi, then buyers may be willing to pay even more...