Conveyancing volumes climb by 11%

Conveyancing firms are “defying Brexit uncertainty”, with 11% more transactions processed in Q4 2018 compared to the same period in 2017.

Ranked: Britain’s fastest selling locations

It now takes an average of 77 days for a property to go under offer, says Rightmove, up from 72 a year ago. The North West has seen the biggest acceleration in time taken to sell a home.

Transaction numbers hold up – ONS

Official figures indicate that the monthly volume of residential property transactions is now close to the ten-year average, with little change over the last year.