The housing market can be an inhospitable place for young first-time buyers. It requires a dedication to an end goal that borders on single-mindedness with many sacrifices along the way, but it is not impossible to buy a home.
As the temperatures begin to sink and the days begin to shrink one thing is for certain - winter is upon us. Along with the shorter days and colder temperatures come the wintery pleasures of warming up alongside a roaring fire, long walks in the country and crisp, frosty mornings.
The supply of properties for sale in Britain increased by 15% in September, according to the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) with demand amongst buyers also growing to levels unseen since March 2016.
The ‘Housing Futures’ survey has been conducted annually by Strutt & Parker since 2013 to examine how the property market has evolved and then utilising this data to identify future trends which will shape the market. The latest version, ‘Housing Futures: New Horizons’, has shown that ‘connectivity seems to be the key for British home movers in 2018.