The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors have reported an increase of properties coming for sale through the spring. The housing market has been suffering from a chronic lack of ‘stock’ that has helped push up prices over the past few years with the biggest spike coming post the first Covid lockdown. However, the increase in properties coming to market has also coincided with an spike in buyers enquiries meaning that the chances of supply and demand meeting any time soon remain low. In the meantime demand for rented homes in the private sector remains high with most properties receiving multiple applications!