Welcome to the new Flambard Williams weekly housing report blog. Starting this week we will be bringing you direct information from Zoopla to share exactly what is currently happening in the UK property market.
Sales applicant demand 51% above 2021 levels
The strong start to the year has continued throughout this month as the demand has stabilized. However, we expect to see this increase into the spring as the housing market heats up again.
Flow of new inventory 12% above 2021 levels
The flow of new properties coming to market continues to be much stronger than 2021 but an overall imbalance between supply and demand is still nearly 30%. The main reason is that construction got back on its feet after the lockdowns. However, we are still well behind the demand hence the constant increase in property prices.
Sales applicant demand eases in London
Demand looks uniformly stable across all regions apart from London which has fallen for the fourth week running. Again, another reason why we point to the North of England when it comes to investing. Buy to Lets in Manchester, Liverpool and the Northern Powerhouse areas have long outperformed London.
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