Property Market Still Hot

The average house price has hit a record £270,000 after surging by £28,000 over the past year, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.

Shock warning - bad EPCs 'could reduce value of older homes'

A business analyst is warning that the growing emphasis on energy efficiency of homes could spell trouble for the value of older properties.

The Office for National Statistics, in a new report, says properties in England overall have an average energy efficiency rating of 66, and in Wales it’s 64.