"With the benign economic backdrop and unique nature of the housing market, we do not envisage forced sales and repossessions spiralling. Instead, we expect a thin market in 2008 with lower levels of transactions."
Jennet Siebrits, head of residential research at CB Richard Ellis.
“You don't want to upset the seller by offering too low."
Kevin Shaw, the national operations director of Spicerhaart estate agents
“Buyers looking at £1million-plus homes do not mess about.”
Cliff Gardiner, Buying Solutions
"It is encouraging to see landlords taking a measured, long-term approach to their buy-to-let investments."
Stephen Leonard, director of mortgages at Alliance & Leicester
"I have £10,000 to invest and am thinking of buy-to-let, but warnings of a property crash are putting me off. Is it too late to invest in property?"