There have been more encouraging signs of renewed confidence in the UK housing market , with figures for last month showing mortgage lending was at its highest for five years.
The Council of Mortgage Lenders revealed lending rose to more than £16 billion in July - up 12 percent on the previous month.
Consumer Editor Chris Choi reports:
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