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There was a sharp increase in the volume of new homes registered in April compared to the same month last year, continuing the recent recovery in the market.
The latest registration data from NHBC reveal that 11,484 new homes were registered across the country last month, up 39% from 8,238 in April 2012.
New home registrations in the UK soared to a five-year high in the first quarter of this year, increasing by 22% year-on-year, fresh data shows.
There has been a significant rise in the number of affordable homes being registered, according to fresh data released by NHBC.
In February 2013 the volume of affordable homes registered by housebuilders rose by almost 120% from 1,373 in February 2012 to almost 3,000 in the same month of this year.
There has been a sharp increase in the volume of affordable homes being registered, according to fresh data released by NHBC.
In February 2013 the number of affordable homes housebuilders registered increased by almost 120% from 1,373 in February 2012 to almost 3,000 in the same month of this year.
The latest National New Homes Survey from the Home Builders Federation (NHF) and National House Building Council (NHBC) shows some exceptional customer service ratings for UK's housebuilders. Some 91% of respondents said they were satisfied or very satisfied with the housebuilder and the same proportion would recommend their housebuilder to a friend.
Over 29,000 people who had purchased a new-build home completed the survey and the results are a slight improvement on the 2012 survey where 90% of those surveyed expressed the same feelings towards their house purchase.
Housebuilders will be patting themselves on the back this morning after new figures released by Britain's home building industry revealed that the majority of residential property developers achieved outstanding satisfaction levels as the industry continues to drive improvements in customer service standards
Britain's economy might be flirting with a ‘triple dip' recession, but a growing number of landlords in the UK believe that now is a great time to invest in property and are looking to add to their property portfolios as a consequence.
Cheap mortgages, high rental yields, a growing supply-demand imbalance, low bank saving rates - there is an endless list of reasons to currently consider investing in property.
Many housebuilders now have the capacity to increase the supply of much needed new homes in England after fresh data showed that developers committed more capital to land acquisition and development in 2012, attracted primarily by good quality residential sites with planning consent.
Despite the severe housing shortage in this country, the overall number of new homes developed last year actually fell compared to the previous year, according to new figures released today by the National House-Building Council (NHBC).
There was a significant rise in the number of new homes granted planning permission in the third quarter (Q3) of this year, according to the latest data released by the Home Builders Federation (HBF).
The HBF's Housing Pipeline report reveal that approvals for 33,881 new homes across England were granted in Q3, an increase of 36% on the previous quarter (24,872 new homes) and 17% on the corresponding period last year (29,059 new homes).