In the UK property market update video for April 2018, Richard Donnell, the Insight Director at Zoopla, discusses current trends in the UK housing market. Topics covered this month include:
1. The comparison between house price growth and average earnings in regional cities
2. Trends in new supply and how fast homes are selling
3. An analysis of the new build market and help to buy schemes
Valuing properties aggressively to gain instructions is a well-known tactic used by many estate agents and is a hotly debated topic within the industry, but does it work?
As the industry professionalises, what should estate and letting agents be doing to prepare for minimum qualification requirements?
In the last eight years, the growth of first time buyers has outpaced all other buying groups and in 2018 they became the largest buyer group in the UK.