Home sales: The numbers are up but the outlook remains dire

More than two thirds of UK homes have been sold off by developers in the past six months, according to figures released by the government.More than 100,000 homes were bought for less than £400,000 last year, up from 96,000 the previous year, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show.The ONS figures also show that a record number of new homes are being built every month, up 1...