The recent floods which have devastated vast areas of the UK may prompt buyers to think twice about purchasing a property in a flood risk area.
With the introduction of greener homes, known as 'eco homes' and the prospect of floating homes. Could this be the way forward for housing along prone to flooding areas? One man thinks so. Pete Bennison has put forward plans for his high-tech floating eco home, which will be moored on the River Ouse.
He has said - "Rather than feeling like camping, the boat will feel like a proper house"