London property boost

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Asking price high Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images-

House sellers' asking prices in the capital are at the highest they have ever been for the month of March according to new figures.

Property website Rightmove said asking prices here are now 9% higher than they were a year ago at more than £496,000.

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London house sales up

The number of homes being sold in London has reached its highest level for two years.