Residential property transactions fell by more than 40% in the year to March but rose on a monthly basis, according to new figures from HMRC.
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The downward trend in owner occupation as a proportion of all dwellings has slowed, falling from a peak of 69.5% in 2002, but starting to level out at 62.4% in 2015 to 62.3% in 2016, the latest Government statistics reveal.
Gross mortgage lending reached an estimated £21.4 billion in March according to figures published today by the Council of Mortgage lenders. This brings total lending for the first quarter of 2017 to an estimated £59.1 billion, down 4% on Q4 2016.