How do I search for properties?

Searching for properties on Zoopla is easy, with properties divided into For sale and To rent, encompassing New homes, Commercial and Overseas.*

Each department can be searched within, the search results saved, properties added to your Saved properties list and also shared with friends and family members or on social media too.

   Web (Desktop)     Web (Mobile)    App      
  1. Visit
  2. Hover over your desired department; For Sale or To rent
  3. Click UK property for sale/to rent etc 
  4. Type in your Search area and basic search criteria, i.e. the number of Bedrooms, Max price and Property type
  5. Click Search
  6. Click Filters if you wish to further refine your search
    1. Click Bedrooms if you want to specify a minimum and maximum number of bedrooms
    2. Click Price if you want to specify a minimum and maximum price
    3. To search for properties recently added to Zoopla, click Added to site and select the appropriate timeframe
    4. To search for specific property types, click Property type and tick the property types accordingly
    5. Click New or pre-owned homes and select if you want to view New homes, Pre-owned homes or Retirement homes
    6. Click Buying options and select if you want to view properties up for Auction, Shared ownership properties or those eligible for Help to buy
    7. To search for specific property must-have features, click Must-haves and tick the options accordingly
    8. To search for properties with a specific status, click Property status and select accordingly, i.e. Chain-free, Price-reduced, Under offer / Sold STC
    9. Use the Keywords box to tailor your results.
      Search for single words by typing them in, comma separated, e.g. garage, garden, bath. 
      Search for phrases by adding quotations marks, e.g. "wood floors". You can exclude terms too by prefixing them with '-' e.g. -student, -detached, -pets, etc. 
    10. Click Update results
    11. The screen automatically refreshes to show the updated results
  7. From the top right of your search results, you can click Create email alert, Save this search, start a Travel time search or Draw your search


  8. Scroll down to view properties that match your search criteria, and for any of interest, click on the property to view it in more detail