The Boris Bounce?
Fri 20 Dec 2019
According to industry experts, Rightmove is already reporting a big Boris bounce, with "traffic up by over a quarter on this time last year, and defying the usual pre-Christmas slowdown".
It says that demand across the UK from possible prospective buyers jumped 28% in the four days after the election (Friday the 13th to Monday this week), compared with the same time last year.
“This year five of the top ten busiest days on Rightmove were all in January, so with a bit more political certainty than before we could be shaping up for an active January market.”
Meanwhile lender Halifax is predicting brighter prospects for the property industry next year.
It is forecasting transactions to pick up – although it does not say by how much – and prices to increase by between 1% and 3%.
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