Monthly Archives: April 2013

Demand for new homes pushes up house prices

House prices in England are rising back to pre-recession levels – with a 0.3 per cent increase within the past month. New figures released by Hometrack, the property analytics business, show properties in London leading the way on price rises with a 0.7 … Continue reading

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UK’s largest builder hit by ‘challenging’ market conditions

The UK’s largest building company says it expects its full-year UK profits to be £50 million below expectations – and blames weak conditions in the construction industry. Balfour Beatty said in a statement that the UK is now a “challenging” … Continue reading

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New homes better than old

Karl Hick, managing director of Larkfleet Homes, writes exclusively for EasternNewHomeBuyer on choosing between ‘new’ and ‘second hand’ homes. As with a new car, he argues, a new home has no wear and tear, a manufacturer’s guarantee, better performance and reduced running … Continue reading

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Homebuyers: try before you buy with a Larkfleet property

Wouldn’t it be great if you could spend a few days in a new home before making a commitment to buy, to ensure you make the right decision? Thanks to Larkfleet Homes you can, through a ‘try before you buy’ scheme with … Continue reading

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New Act will help house builders, cut red tape and create economic growth

Reforms to reduce red tape and other barriers which hinder the creation of economic growth and local jobs have become law. The Growth and Infrastructure Bill has received Royal Assent. The new Act will enact measures to reduce ‘confusing and … Continue reading

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New homebuyers: your final chance to win £1,000

Have you bought a new home recently? Perhaps you are in the process of selling a property? Either way, market researchers in Peterborough want to talk to you about your home-buying and house-selling experiences. And you could win £1,000 just … Continue reading

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Help to Buy is a hit with another major housebuilder

Taylor Wimpey is the second housebuilder this week to report an increase in activity as a result of the new Help to Buy scheme. The company – one of the UK’s largest home builders – reports that 300 customers have … Continue reading

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