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