House sales at six-year high

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Library file photo dated 28/02/14 of for Sale signs displayed outside houses in Finsbury Park, North London. House prices lifted by 9.4% year on year in February as consumer confidence continues to grow, Nationwide has reported. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday February 28, 2014. See PA story ECONOMY House. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Library file photo dated 28/02/14 of for Sale signs displayed outside houses in Finsbury Park, North London. House prices lifted by 9.4% year on year in February as consumer confidence continues to grow, Nationwide has reported. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday February 28, 2014. See PA story ECONOMY House. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%House sales have climbed to their highest levels in six years as the market shows increasing signs of life across the country, surveyors have reported.

Surveyors sold an average of nearly 23 homes during the three months to March, marking the highest amount seen since February 2008, the report from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) said.