Winkworth lays data on the line
Major player Winkworth has provided some transparency to the eve-of-Brexit market with some interesting data. Viewings down 20% in the third quarter compared to the same period 2017, but transactions steady, smaller properties dominations. Registrations, however, were up 28% on Q2. For a more telling picture:
As an example of how times change, the agency says that when comparing the third quarter of 2018 and the third quarter of 2013 – five years ago – there has been a huge 52 per cent fall in new applicant registrations.