The number of first time buyers entering the UK housing market continues to rise in 2013 when compared to last year. A recent survey conducted by Relocation Agent Network asked its estate agent members whether they saw an increase in first time home owners this year compared to 2012, with 91% reporting that they had.
According to Relocation Agent Network, nearly two thirds of its estate agents indicate that first time buyers have increased by up to 10% in the last 12 months. When asked what the biggest influence is in encouraging more first time buyers to enter the property market, over half of survey respondents (54%) cited increased mortgage availability.
Ben Hudson from Hudson Moody, the member of Relocation Agent Network in York said, “We have started to see an increase in first time buyers entering the market in the last 12 months, which is great to see. The market remains challenging for some however and we’d encourage anyone wanting to buy a house to contact us for help and advice. As York’s appointed Relocation Agent Network member, we are your Local Experts and can help you to get on the property ladder, so get in touch today!

“Thinking of selling? Our Network membership also means that we have access to potential out of town buyers moving into the area, providing an additional avenue for you to sell your home. Visit for more information on what our Network membership really means or contact us directly <insert contact telephone number>.”

About Relocation Agent Network. Relocation Agent Network is a national network of specially selected estate agents. All members are handpicked after thorough checks identify them as the best estate agent to represent Relocation Agent Network in their area. The Network provides coverage throughout England, Scotland and Wales. Relocation Agent Network is a division of Cartus, the premier provider of global relocation services, with nearly 160,000 customers moved worldwide every year. In the UK, Cartus uses Network members to buy and sell homes for these relocating families. As well as relocating families moving with Cartus, Relocation Agent Network helps house movers in other parts of the country by referring buyers and sellers from one area to another.

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