In May, it was revealed that sales figures for UK homes over the previous three months were at the highest they have been for more than three years. As a result of the upturn, many experts are expecting to see a significant rise in the need for renovations and other work from builders on the Wirral, as well as in other areas in the country.

The data, which was compiled by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, also showed that increases in property prices were now not just applicable to London and the South East, with the numbers spreading around the UK.

The group said that its members, on average, recorded a total of 17.9 sales of property in that period, the highest since the beginning of 2010.

As well as this, 35 per cent of surveyors expect that there will be increased sales in the following three months, a growth of nine per cent. The reading has not been this high for four years.

There was also increased demand with the balance of additional inquiries from new buyers reaching 30 per cent, a level not seen since October of 2009.

Worldwide residential director of the RICS, Peter Bolton King, said:

“Most encouraging of all is that stability is not confined purely to London and the South East, as has been the case, but is now starting to extend to areas right across the country.”

He went on to say that it will be some time before a full recovery occurs but there are green shoots that are starting to sprout.