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10% London house price rise

Asking prices in London saw a 10% rise this month. Property experts say the increase is "unsustainable" and partly fuelled by foreign investors snapping up fresh stock.

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Average asking price nearly £550K

The typical asking price is now £544,232 in London Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Asking prices in London saw a 10% rise in October, pushing the typical asking price to £544,232, leapfrogging a previous high set in July by more than £28,000.

According to the property website Rightmove, asking prices across the rest of the UK rose more steadily. A 2.8% month on month rise reached an average of £252,418.

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