Rightmove's latest report has revealed that the number of sales agreed at this time of year has risen to its highest level since before the financial crisis.

According to the figures, the average price of property coming to market has risen by 1.1%, pushing the national average to 313,655 and exceeding the previous high of 310,471 set in June 2016.

Rightmove said that "this strong set of figures should help mitigate pre-election ...