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  • Property transactions now updated to October 2017

    December 1st, 2017

    As always, caution required because the latest month is always incomplete. But looking at the history – which we have until Jan 1995 – it has been at least 10 years since transactions cleared 100k a month, today we are more like 80k or less. The 20%+ decline in churn has definitely had an impact on housing availability and increasing it would be far more significant imho than building new supply in the short term.

    Crime for October should be available from about mid-December.


    Article source: http://ukcrimestats.com/blog/2017/12/01/property-transactions-now-updated-to-october-2017/