It's true to say that growth has been slowing as the market adjusts, but that's not to say that growth is nonexistent. House prices have risen by around 70% since 2009, but this hasn't been a straight line increase - prices ebb and flow.

Reporting every minor up and down ignores the bigger picture – house prices are estimated to increase monumentally over the coming 10 years, with a sharp rise in population expected in line with this.

Buyers and investors are continuing to jump in where they see a good price, good location or both!