Headline leads with: ‘Endemic’ property transaction crisis?

So a property sales endemic, a disease or condition that translates out as, so the Daily Mail put it as.

With property sales down in 2018 by around 2.5% overall with a good two thirds of regions across the UK seeing flat or a reduction in sales (Stevenage saw a 27.5% drop), it is certainly a negative time for sellers and despite the likes of help to buy and low mortgage interest rates still.

Is it purely that the stock is so low or that prices are too high, maybe Brexit looming is causing panic?

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