Graeme Yorston from The Principality Building Society says first time buyers are 'critical' to Wales' housing market.
Wales' biggest building society will be announcing its annual results later. It is thought the results will be positive, led by an increase in the number of first time buyers.
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Gusts of up to 70mph have been battering parts of Wales overnight and this morning, causing traffic problems in some areas.
Met office Yellow 'Be Aware' Warning of strong winds
After a dry end to the day, there'll be a few showers this evening Winds getting stronger overnight.