15th August 2011
When compared with the same three months last year the rise in the number of properties is nearer to 10%.
Unsurprisingly the majority of the properties were on sale in London, 44.5% of those on sale were in the capital.
According to The Telegragh collectively, the homes were worth over £47.76bn, with an average price tag of £2.24m.
The counties of Kent, Hampshire, Surrey and Hertfordshire accounted for a large share of the rest.
However only last week a report compiled by property portal Rightmove found that most of the UK was a blackspot for first time buyers.
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