Buying and Selling Market Update Jan 09

Commentary for January 2009
Despite the Housing Minister, Margaret Beckett, being heavily chastised for saying there are 'green shoots' in the property market, she's actually right and there have been since October 2008. Yes 'average property prices' are still falling - according to statistics, but the auction market started to pick up in October with seasoned property investors piling back into the market as 'bargains' appeared. READ MORE

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Headline Statistics

Headline Statistics

_ Statistics




Average Prices

£158,442 to £223,000







Land Registry

June to Sept Average

Time to Sell

12 Weeks




Offer to Market Price





Number buyers registered**





*  Per month
**Per agent

Links to useful Buying and Selling Reports

Price Indices
There are at least seven property indices and other companies that comment on the property market, please checkout the links below:-

Rightmove    Halifax    Nationwide   RICS 
Communities    Financial Times    Land Registry

Other useful resources
Hometrack    NAEA    RICS    Savills    Knight Frank

For more market commentary on a national or local level:-
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STH Management                    
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