House prices across Britain dropped last month in another sign the market could be heading towards a crash. Confidence in the property market has now plunged to its lowest level in more than a year with consumers feel increasingly worried about the UK economy, the Halifax bank found.

Prices in April dropped by 0.8 per cent, taking the average value to £212,321, data from the lender showed. Over the three months to April prices increased by 1.5 per cent, the lowest rate since last Autumn. And annual price growth eased to 9.2 per cent, from 10.1 per cent in February and the slowest increase since November 2015. READ MORE