Always thought estatate agents and others connected with the property market lived on another planet but this clinches it : An "expert" opinion on the housing market. Full article : Here (The funny bit is at the top of page 2) "The forthcoming election, a change of pope, a newly married heir to the throne and the collapse of Rover have done nothing to improve the housing market which remains in the doldrums" Election? maybe a bit, Rover? yes, in the area directly affected. But the Pope & Charlie getting hitched ? I can see it now - "Well I'd love to move house, but what with the new Pope and the Royal wedding I really don't think I can"