Monthly Archives: May 2013

‘Modest’ price increase for UK homes as housing market continues to gain momentum

New data shows a ‘modest’ increase in house prices in the UK during May. According to the latest survey from the Nationwide Building Society, UK house prices have risen by 0.4 per cent this month. The figure is consistent with the increase announced … Continue reading

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Last day for housebuilder’s fast-track offer on new homes

Reserve a new home today – and move in before the end of next month. That’s the deal that Lincolnshire developer and housebuilder Larkfleet Homes is offering on new quality homes in Rutland. Homebuyers who reserve a property in Oakham … Continue reading

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Innovative housebuilder Larkfleet introduces late-night house-hunting initiative for potential home buyers

With further signs of confidence returning to the housing market, a Lincolnshire-based housebuilder has extended the opening times of its sales offices at developments across the East of England and East Midlands. Larkfleet Homes’ sales offices were previously open between … Continue reading

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Almost 80 per cent of adults in the UK dream of owning their own home

Four out of five adults in the UK are planning to own their own home in 10 years’ time. An extensive YouGov survey into attitudes to home ownership reveals that 79 per cent of adults in Britain dream of becoming … Continue reading

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The 10-minute phone call that earned an Oakham resident £1,000 for talking about her homebuying experiences

An Oakham woman is £1,000 better off after taking part in market research which will help to improve the design and marketing of new-build homes. Alison Sharp took part in a 10-minute phone call with marketing communications company Metrix Marketing which carried … Continue reading

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House prices climb 0.4 per cent during May as demand for new homes exceeds supply

House prices across England and Wales have risen by 0.4 per cent in May, according to the latest monthly national housing survey. Hometrack says the increase is the highest for any month since May 2007. The property analytics business said the … Continue reading

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Builder secures £50 million contract for new high quality housing

Housebuilder and construction company Willmott Dixon is to build more than 130 homes in Surrey worth £50 million. The company’s development division Regen has acquired a scheme in Godalming – The  Keysite – from Country Homes which has planning permission for 35 … Continue reading

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