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 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.