Housing market set to receive a boost following the general election

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The housing market could be set to receive a much needed boost from the general election (Image credit: Getty Images)

The housing market could be set to experience a boost after the general election in July, according to market experts.

With inflation levels falling and house prices receiving a boost after months of annual decline the election could provide much needed relief to the flagging market.

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John Bryson

Professor John Bryson holds the Chair in Enterprise and Economic Geography at Birmingham Business School. His research is driven by a commitment to elucidating the intricate organisation of production across different spatial contexts and locations, employing a diverse range of enterprise models.

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Lucian Cook

Lucian Cook, a highly respected housing market commentator, has been a director in the Savills research team since 2007. Initially, he specialised in valuation advice and strategic management for various clients. Now a prominent media figure, Lucian leads a team of 25 researchers covering diverse housing market segments and offers consultancy services to landowners, developers, housebuilders, and investors.

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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.