Property news

All the latest news and insights on the property market for buyers, sellers and renters.

  1. Rental growth outside London hits four and a half-year high

    Rents are rising fastest in the north east and the south west amid high levels of tenant demand and a shortage of homes to rent.

  2. Supply of family homes for sale falls to five-year low

    The pandemic has fuelled buyer appetite for more space, leading to a sharp drop in the number of three and four-bedroom houses on the market.

  3. Revealed: where buyer appetite for three-bedroom houses has soared the most

    Thinking of selling your three-bedroom house? There is likely to be a high level of interest in it, particularly if you live in one of these areas, according to our research.

  4. Value of UK homes sold doubles as pandemic-led search for space continues

    One in 50 homes has changed hands since the start of the year, our latest House Price Index shows.

  5. Government exclusive: 'Why we've launched our 95% mortgage guarantee scheme'

    In an exclusive column for Zoopla, the minister of state for housing reveals why applications opened for a new mortgage guarantee scheme this week.

  6. How much hidden equity is in your home?

    Daydreaming of selling up and buying a bigger home? It could become a reality, with 45% of homeowners undervaluing their home by an average of £46,300, our research shows.

  7. The 20 locations where homes sell the fastest

    With the stamp duty holiday extension galvanising the housing market, our research reveals where homes sell like hot cakes.

  8. What the new version of Help to Buy could mean for you

    Looking to buy a new-build home? Here's how Help to Buy could give you a helping hand - and how the new version of the scheme differs from the original one.

  9. How the latest easing of lockdown restrictions could affect you

    The housing market remains open for business but you still need to take precautions. Here’s how to move home safely as England enters stage two on the roadmap out of lockdown.