Since restrictions on the real estate industry eased in England in mid May, estate agents have expressed a bolstered confidence in the property market.

Transactions and viewings are now able to proceed in accordance with government regulations on social distancing, and agents surveyed by RICS expressed an improved outlook on levels of sales over the next 12 months.

Online demand for homes in England grew 88% immediately following the real estate lockdown, according to Zoopla.