Despite the usual traditional summer holiday lull, fierce competition continues among buyers for a record low number of available properties for sale, with many who put off buying during the height of the stamp duty holiday now making their move.

The latest data released this morning from Rightmove shows that the national average asking prices of newly marketed properties have risen by £1,091 this month to hit a new all-time high of £338,462, with buyer demand per property for sale more than double that of pre-pandemic levels.

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