HMRC: Property transactions up 5.2% in January

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2020

Non-seasonally adjusted residential transactions were approximately 12.7% higher than in January 2019.

January’s increase in transactions suggests a rebound in confidence, reflecting the ‘Boris Bounce’ and increased certainty around Brexit.

There were 102,810 residential property transactions recorded in January 2020 - 5.2% higher than January 2019 and 4.1% higher than December 2019, according to the latest HMRC statistics.

The figures show that non-seasonally adjusted residential transactions were approximately 12.7% higher than in January 2019.

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