Monthly Archives: August 2014

House prices continue to grow

House prices in the UK have edged up again in the month to August. Prices were up 0.8 per cent compared with a more moderate 0.2 per cent in the previous month. With the average house price in the UK … Continue reading

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Award-winning housebuilder opens new showhome at Bourne development

The Garage, Larkfleet Homes’new development between Thurlby and Bourne, will open a brand new showhome and sales office on site on Friday 29 August. The new Wolseley showhome, a traditional four-bedroom semi detached house, will showcase the quality of property … Continue reading

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Phase four of Larkfleet Eye development open for early bird reservations

Bourne, Lincolnshire-based housebuilder Larkfleet Homes, is pre-launching the fourth phase of its Parson’s Prospect development in Eye, near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. The sales office and brand new showhome at Parson’s Prospect, located on Thorney Road in Eye, will be open daily between 10:00 and 17:00 … Continue reading

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House building hits pre-recession levels

More homes are being built thanks to the government’s action to help homebuyers and fix the broken housing market, Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis said today (21 August 2014). According to the latest statistics published by the Department for Communities … Continue reading

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House prices continue to soar according to government figures

  House prices continued to soar in June according to the latest government figures. The latest price index released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows that UK house prices increased by 10.2 per cent in the year to … Continue reading

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Mortgage lending growth continues

The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £19.1 billion in July. This is seven per cent higher than June (£17.9 billion), 15 per cent higher than July last year (£16.7 billion) and the highest monthly figure since August 2008 (£19.3 … Continue reading

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Signs the housing market is cooling says Rightmove

  There are signs that the property market is beginning to cool, especially in London, according to property website Rightmove. The price of property coming to market has fallen for the first time in 2014 according to  Rightmove’s House Price … Continue reading

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