Homeowners really are staying put.
A kitchen manufacturer which sells to the trade reported a 5.1% increase in sales compared with 2009. The last quarter saw sales rise by more than 6%, prompting further confidence in the home improvement market as yet more proof that homeowners really are ‘staying put’ and improving what they’ve already got.
What’s good news for one sector is bad for another as Estate Agents continue to struggle. Property transactions slumped to an 8 year low in December (source: Finance Markets) with the average estate agency branch selling four properties during December.
November saw an average branch sell just seven properties.
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