Half of Britons agree that the government should have powers to confiscate property from owners who leave it empty, our survey with ComRes also found.
Of the 2.034 people interviewed in the survey by ITV News and ComRes, 49% of those polled agreed with the principle that the government should have more powers to confiscate empty property.
In particular, 47% thought that any landowners who leave buildings empty for more than 3 years should have the land automatically confiscated by the Government and turned into housing.
The UK's Property Ombudsman is warning about a growing number of estate agents charging not just sellers - but also those purchasing homes.
Barratt boss says limiting mortgages would hit the young hardest while decades of under investment has pushed up the price of housing.
An ITV News poll has revealed nearly 60 percent of people in Britain believe rising house prices are bad for the country.