Boost for housing sector as new home registrations reach five-year high

Published:  03 May, 2013

The number of new homes registered with the National House-Building Council in the UK during the first quarter of this year has reached 31,739 - the highest level for this period since 2008.

The figure represents a significant overall 22% increase on last year, when 25,998 new homes were registered in Q1 2012.