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Two prime London markets are driving second home market activity, says estate agency after checking Stamp Duty records.

'There is a disappointing number of properties that have agreed to a sale in their first 30 days,' says GetAgent boss after checking Zoopla listings.

Mortgage approvals for house purchases are now 'back to 94% of their pre-pandemic level,' notes Savills, despite fresh Bank of England showing a slight month-on-month dip.

Agency urges developers with consented sites to 'push on' as outlook continues to improve.

Zoopla heralds 'renewed confidence amongst homeowners' as sales supply builds and house price growth nudges upwards.

Property portal data suggests elections have little effect on home-buyer demand.

Sales supply is accumulating in prime London as deals continue to run slow.

Top analysts now expect Central London property values to fall by 1% through 2024, having predicted a 1% increase at the start of the year.

Knight Frank's research chief explains why the property firm has revised its PCL price forecasts down.

The proportion of London homes sold before being built has fallen below 50% for the first time since 2012, according to new analysis by Hamptons.

Buying agency highlights May's key property market trends, including resurgent interest from investors, country house downsizing, and the 'distraction' of a looming General Election.

Amidst the cacophony of market commentary, we mustn’t get confused between asking prices and real underlying values, warns veteran agent Trevor Abrahmsohn.