# UK, House, Auction
Even though the housing market is in a bit of a funk at the moment, prices continue to rise. According https://www.ons.gov.uk/ to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics, the typical property today is worth a whopping £230,000, beyond the reach of many would-be buyers.
But if you fancy buying a property in Rotherham, it could cost you far less. In fact, one property is being auctioned with a starting price of just £1.
The house is at 75 Deightonby Street, Rotherham, S63 0HZ. The property is three-bedroom semi-detached has off road parking and a garden at the rear. There are shops and two primary schools nearby and a 3-bed semi is on the market for a guide price of £85,000 around the corner.
Why is this one so cheap then? Well, there might have been a fire next door that spread. Read more...