Rightmove has recorded the biggest ever surge in New Year asking prices, with prices rising 2.3% (+£6,785), between 8th December 2019 and 11th January 2020.

This surge is accompanied by 1.3 million buyer enquiries since the December election, a 15% increase from 2019, and a 7.4% increase in sales agreed compared to the previous year.

The majority of demand followed the December election, indicating that the results have created a feeling of stability and optimism for buyers and sellers in the market.

You can read the full Rightmove House Price Index report here.