Housing market activity bouyant in January

published on 17/02/2016  

The New Year has proved to be a catalyst for house-hunters looking to buy or rent property, new data suggests.

 

Moneypenny reports that there was a significant rise in the volume of calls to estate and letting agents to request property viewings in January.

 

The telephone answering specialist reported that there was a 70.8 per cent increase in the volume of calls handled last month compared with December, while there was also a marked increase on the corresponding period last year when the average calls concerning viewing requests saw a 32.5 per cent spike.

 

In particular, viewing requests for residential sales rose by 77.6 per cent and by 57.2 per cent for lettings.