Over 1.2m home sales in 2015, says Office for National Statistics

There were 114,850 residential transactions last month, the Office for National Statistics has reported.

This was up from 110,820 in November and compares with a figure of 103,880 in December 2014.

All figures are non-seasonally adjusted.

The ONS says that on a provisional basis, there look to have been 1,231,260 residential transactions last year – up slightly from 1,218,750 in 2014.

The figures compare with 1,670,450 transactions in 2006.


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