As pandemic conditions continue to ease around the globe, the welcome return to normality has ushered in a more measured and mature housing market for 2022.

Post-lockdown, a perfect storm of low interest rates, pent-up demand and limited stock caused prices to surge at a rate not seen in decades. As the frenzy settles, growth has eased to a steadier rhythm, with buyers increasingly drawn to quality accommodation with a focus on liveability.