'Desperate need' for homes to sell, says Rics
10 April 2014 Last updated at 19:37 BST
House prices will continue to rise across the country until more homes are put on the market, an industry body has said.
The lack of homes for sale was a "major concern" and there was a "desperate need" for more, the Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors (Rics) said.
Buyer inquiries rose in every area of the UK except Wales in March, its latest survey found.
Duncan Kennedy reports.