West house sales at highest level in six years

House sales in the south west are at their highest level in six years. Estate agents say the current market is like a 'perfect storm'.

SW house sales at highest level for six years

Sales are predicted to carry on rising. Credit: PA

House sales across the South West are at their highest for more than six years. That's according to RICS the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

It's predicted that sales will continue to rise throughout 2014. Estate agents are calling the current conditions a 'perfect storm', with the help-to-buy scheme and a booming letting market.

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