The number of people wanting to buy or sell their houses in the Midlands has risen at the fastest rate in three years, according to a survey carried out by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
Last month, an increase in interest from would-be buyers was reported.
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Cold with some icy stretches to start. There will be sunny intervals and further blustery, wintry showers.
Early wintry showers will clear to give a mostly dry day with some sunny spells.
Scattered wintry showers will continue overnight. Clear spells will allow a frost to develop by morning.