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Tiling Courses Enable Home Improvement For Return To Housing Growth

With all the focus on coalition government cuts, it should not be forgotten that while the prevailing conditions of weak but, nevertheless, improving property transactions continue, homeowners will seek to capitalise upon the gradual revival in market conditions and purchaser confidence. Many will wisely wait till they see market growth returning, and in the meanwhile, make improvements and renovations to their properties to help maintain property price levels.Traditionally, during times of market uncertainty, which tends to lead to fewer housing projects, the interest in home refurbishment intensifies and both the DIY and outsourced professional trade sees renewed vigour. In other words, additional work for builders, painters and decorators, plasterers and notably, tilers asked to bring bathrooms and kitchens up to date by installing the latest tile patterns.Candidates about to enrol on the different types of NVQ tiling courses ranging between 3 to 8 weeks duration will likely qualify into a residential marketplace at a peak time for home interior improvements. Even those who simply require to gain basic knowledge to complete their own one-off home renovation project can obtain the necessary skills and tuition on a short Wall and Tiling Diploma course. Likewise, experienced industry tiling professionals but without formal qualifications may find a 5 day tiling assessment course or EWPA tiling course important to them at this time. Opportunities exist to also train on intensive NVQ weekend tiling courses where it is not possible to do so during normal weekday hours.Property analysts are divided on when the return is expected, with some even predicting another 5 per cent fall and the need for sellers to price even more competitively, while others cautiously predicting a return to growth as early as the second half of 2011! Construction industry sectors such as education and social housing have seen to have held up relatively well over the 2010 autumn period and following brisk movement of retail and hotel projects throughout last year, other areas of the private non-residential industry are also expected to pick up.It is also hoped that during the second half of 2011 business confidence and lending conditions will revive to help stimulate growth in the industrial and office sectors, with similar optimism directed to the private housing sector. An even stronger growth is predicted from 2012 with a corresponding upturn in new housebuilding activity. Annual growth levels are expected to fluctuate between 2 - 5 per cent over the coming four years.In the meanwhile, of course, house renovations and home improvements are a mainstay source of employment, which not only add value and greatly increase the chances of selling a property, but also improves the quality of life.