Emerging markets posted notable increases in buyer numbers
, led by Russia, Cambodia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand and India.
Lloyds' pledge comes after the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders showed first-time buyer numbers
were up by almost a quarter year-on-year.
First time buyer numbers
could drop away even further now the stamp duty holiday has passed.
Richard Donnell, director of research at Hometrack, said: "This is the first increase in demand for housing for eight months and represents a mix of seasonal and pent-up demand feeding back into the market after a 20 per cent decline in buyer numbers
over the second half of 2010.
High participation costs, ambiguous buyer numbers
- "the stamp of success for any fashion week" - and accusations by Emirati designers that they are being sidelined have recently blighted the fashion week.
for the second month in a row while more sellers flooded on to
IMEX 2010 came to a close at Messe Frankfurt, Germany, with the exhibition's group chairman, Ray Bloom, announcing new records for hosted buyer numbers
and countries represented.
While buyer numbers
will not be known until the mart opens, organizers anticipate that some companies from farther territories may send smaller delegations due to the budget concerns.
H Sheikh Khalifa which has seen major changes in buyer numbers
since last year and has lead to increased foreign investment and tourism.
His concern about buyer numbers
were echoed by Johnny McKeever, of McKeever St Lawrence.
But since then first-time buyer numbers
had dropped to their lowest levels for 28 years - 15,000 in 2005.