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More land in the right locations key to house building target delivery

Private housebuilders such as Bourne, Lincolnshire-based Larkfleet Homes, could deliver 150,000 new homes starts a year in England by 2020 according to new research from real estate advisor Savills.  This projection is based on larger housebuilders pursuing controlled growth averaging … Continue reading

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Residential construction suffers from election blues

Housebuilding suffered a setback in May as contracts awarded for new build residential units reached its lowest point of the year. According to the latest data from Barbour ABI, a chosen provider of construction data for the Office for National … Continue reading

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New home registrations rising

The number of new homes registered across the UK continues to outperform 2014 levels, according to the National House Building Council. For the rolling quarter (February – April), registrations increased by 20 per cent compared with the same period last … Continue reading

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Government must deliver on promises to maintain housebuilding momentum industry warns

Recent official statistics show that 40,340 new homes were started in England in Q1 of this year, the highest quarterly number since 2007. The figures show that the momentum from 2014, which saw 137,310 new homes started, up 10 per … Continue reading

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Government claims ‘surge’ in housebuilding

The latest housebuilding figures from the Department of Communities and Local Government show housing starts have more than doubled since those seen during the same period in 2009 – with both starts and completions rising over the past year. The … Continue reading

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Positive start to the year for UK housebuilding

New house building figures released today by the National House Building Council (NHBC) for Q1 2015 show that more than 40,000 new homes were registered in the UK during the first three months of the year, an increase of 18 … Continue reading

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Political certainty eases house market jitters

Now that the election is over and the Conservative majority signals a return to one-party government the housing market is likely to continue to rise according to estate agents Savills. Savills five-year mainstream forecasts are up 19.3 per cent as … Continue reading

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