At the same time the types of properties coming onto the market as well as the locations of those properties is far wider than has been seen in many years, haart revealed.
Russell Jervis, Managing Director of haart, said: "The UK property market from these figures continues to show remarkable resilience in the face of a challenging economic environment.
"Realistic pricing from sellers and a sense of optimism among buyers in the run up to the Diamond Jubilee celebrations has combined to ensure that the strong start to 2012 enjoyed by haart looks set to continue well into the year.
"We are also seeing a far wider choice of property types coming to the market in a far wider of choice of locations – something we haven’t seen for a number of years – and something which will come as welcome news to people upsizing, downsizing or simply getting onto the property ladder for the first time."
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