Research from Halifax reveals the UK house price growth winners in 2020 is Islington in London with values 13.4% up last year.
There are 50% more sales of properties in the pipeline with house prices at a two-and-a-half-year high helped by the stamp duty holiday.
The top ten most expensive streets in Britain are all in London with Kensington Palace Gardens costing the most and averaging £35m.
Asking prices in the UK surge to a record high of £312,625 rising 3.5% over the year and now threatened by the spread of Coronavirus.
The number of prime London properties more than doubled in the last quarter with greater certainty following the general election.
Property prices in Greater London have surged ahead up 2.1% over the month after the election results brought stability to the market.
Over the last decade house prices in the UK twenty cities have increased by 54% with London leading up 74% since 2009.
Properties sold in the UK worth more than one million pounds have increased five percent but sales fall in London with fewer buyers.
The majority in the general election gives home movers more certainty with the prospect of house prices rising 2.0%, says Righmove.
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