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Kathy Schroeder moved to the UK five years ago and has, in that time, lived at five different London addresses. During her last move, she realised that the money she was spending on rent could be used more sensibly to purchase her own property. She took advantage of Family Mosaic's shared ownership scheme and now has a home of her own with no more moving in sight at New Festival Quarter, E14.
Ballymore Group has officially released 60 new apartments for sale at Providence Tower, which will form the final part of the New Providence Wharf (NPW) scheme.
The new homes, which have been designed by international architects Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM), as part of the 43-storey Providence Tower, are sure to appeal to a range of prospective purchasers seeking to own property in what is considered by many to be the world's banking centre.
Carillion has been officially named as the preferred bidder for Circus West, the first phase of the 39-acre Battersea Power Station scheme.
The construction firm beat off stiff competition from other building firms, including five shortlisted companies; Laing O'Rourke, Brookfield, Lend Lease and Sir Robert McAlpine.
Housebuilder Mount Anvil has teamed up with housing association Affinity Sutton to develop a £100m high-end residential scheme in Fulham, west London.
The pair will build the new homes on Farm Lane, after acquiring the site for around £39m.
New affordable homes in London
Fresh figures released by the Network Housing Group, based on a new report from the London Finance Commission, shows that funds derived from stamp duty from London property sales could have the potential to deliver a 91% increase in the amount of affordable homes built in the capital each year. In 2012, a total of 8,380 affordable homes were built across London's 33 boroughs.
WhatHouse.co.uk's news editor Marc Da Silva takes his regular look at affordable housing projects across the UK.
There has been a sharp increase in the number of British buyers purchasing residential properties in prime central London, reversing the recessionary trend of foreign buyers dominating the market, fresh figures show.
Data from EA Shaw, which was recently acquired by CBRE, reveals that British buyers are now spending more on prime property in central London than overseas investors, with Brits accounting for 59% of all buyers recorded by the prime property specialists, and are leading purchases of properties worth over £2m.
Over 500 new homes will be developed in Lewisham through the redevelopment of the former Catford Greyhound Stadium, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced.
A total of 589 new homes will be built on the 4.7 hectare by housebuilder Barratt Homes, as part of the £117m redevelopment of the scheme.
New affordable homes in Surrey
A planning application to develop 30 new homes, including 15 affordable homes, on a former sheltered housing site in Horley, has been submitted by Redhill-based housing association Raven Housing Trust. If approved, the development will feature 21 houses, seven flats and two bungalows.