UK’s leading housebuilders threatened with court action over potential mis-selling scandal

Barratt homes

The competition watchdog has warned four of the country’s biggest housebuilders that it could take them to court after it found evidence of unfair terms in contracts with homebuyers, and potential mis-selling.

The Competition and Markets Authority said it has written to Barratt Developments, Countryside Properties, Persimmon Homes and Taylor Wimpey about the practices.

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