London property sales have grown at the fastest rate in 10 years. Between March and September last year, 100% of London suburbs recorded an increase in sales, compared to the year before.
The North, the West Midlands, Wales and London were named in the Lloyds Bank report as the regions with the biggest proportion of "property hot spots". It also found the biggest increase was in the East London suburb of Newham, which recorded an annual increase of 62%.
The bank has attributed the rise to low interest rates, improvements in consumer confidence and the introduction of government schemes.
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Asking prices for houses in London have gone up by 7% since last year, the biggest jump in the country.
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The increase is being blamed on a shortage of homes coming onto the market.
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Property prices in the Capital have had yet another bumper month according to new figures. The Land Registry figures for September shows prices went up by 1.9% in just one month - an annual increase of 9.3%. It takes the average property in London to £393,462.
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Property prices in the capital have had yet another boost according to new figures from The Land Registry.
- Figures for September show prices went up 1.9% in just one month.
- This means an annual increase of 9.3%.
- So the cost of the average property is £393,46.