Monthly Archives: January 2013

Part-exchange initiative offers better news for cash-strapped homebuyers

The government has launched a part-exchange scheme for NewBuy builders. This will allow existing homeowners to sell their homes to builders as part of the price of a new home, while still having the opportunity to access the five per … Continue reading

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Larkfleet Valentine gift for new home lovers

Homebuyers who reserve a Larkfleet Homes property on St Valentine’s Day – 14 February – or during the following week will be given a special opportunity to personalise their new home. The Lincolnshire-based housebuilder is offering Valentine homebuyers a cheque worth … Continue reading

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House prices: how much is yours worth?

House prices in England and Wales rose by 1.7 per cent in 2012. The average price went up by 0.8 per cent in December. Figures released by the Land Registry show that the average property value in England and Wales … Continue reading

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Conference date for housing minister

Housing minister Mark Prisk is to address the industry at the annual Home Builders Federation policy conference in London on March 12. The government is stepping up efforts to increase the number of properties available through its Housing Strategy. By … Continue reading

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Your chance to win £1,000

Have you bought a new home recently? Are you looking for one? If the answer to either of those questions is ‘yes’ you could win £1,000. All you have to do is take part in a 10-minute telephone conversation and … Continue reading

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House prices picking up, says Land Registry

New figures released today (29 January) show that house prices across England and Wales increased by 1.7 per cent last year. This is the highest annual price increase for three years. The Land Registry says the average price of properties went up … Continue reading

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Green light for hospital-to-housing plan

Housing association and community programme provider Peabody has received planning permission for a £34 million development in Newham, east London. The 20,000-home association has been given the green light to redevelop the former Plaistow Hospital in Newham. The redevelopment will see the former … Continue reading

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