Category Archives: New homes update

Larkfleet starts work on new Whittlesey development

Housebuilder Larkfleet Homes has started work on a new housing development in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. The new development, called Whittlesey Green, is located between Drybread Road and Eastrea Road in the town. The first phase of Whittlesey Green will comprise 120 … Continue reading

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Landscaped layout of The Croft attracts Australian couple to set up home

A couple from Australia have made The Croft – a lifestyle living development for the over 55s in Bourne, Lincolnshire – their new home after falling for its attractive layout and design. Mr Taylor and Mrs Wise lived in Australia for … Continue reading

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Waterbeach development plans

Controversial plans for the development of two sites in South Cambridgeshire near the village of Waterbeach could see the construction of up to 20,000 new homes in the area. The Ministry of Defence owns a brownfield site at the former … 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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Survey reports fall in opposition to new homes

The proportion of English residents who oppose more homes being built in their local area dropped by 15 per cent between 2010 and 2013, according to government-commissioned research, Planning Resource website reports. The British Social Attitudes Survey, carried out for the Department … Continue reading

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Renters spend 40 per cent of their income on housing costs

Following a recent report from The Telegraph that states mortgage lending is falling, The Independent has reported that the shortage of affordable homes is leaving many younger homehunters in a ‘rent trap’ and unable to get on to the housing ladder. The … Continue reading

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First-time buyers are leading the property market

Zooplablog reports that the number of people getting on to the property ladder hit a seven-year high during the first half of this year, and first-time buyers accounted for 46 per cent of all home purchases during the first six months … Continue reading

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