House buyers searching for new homes near Oxford currently have a superb choice of developments in the countryside, towns and villages surrounding the city - all within easy commuting distance of the centre.
The Shadow Housing Minister took time out of her busy schedule this week to visit a new housing site in Kilburn, northwest London, where she outlined Labour's vision for housing in Brent and nationally.
Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East, met Tulip Siddiq, Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn, to discuss how the opposition's policies would affect residents.
WhatHouse.co.uk's regular contributor, Marc Da Silva, takes his weekly look at the affordable new homes market in the UK with the latest on affordable housing schemes in London, Leicestershire, Scotland, Cheshire and Oxfordshire.
With London property prices sky-high, there is a growing trend of Londoners, particularly young families, moving out of the capital in order to get more property for their money.
Dudley in the West Midlands has been named as the most affordable place to buy a home in the UK by a new Adzuna report.
The study, which has calculated the affordability of areas by looking at average salaries for the top 50 cities in the UK and comparing this to property asking prices and typical mortgage multiples, suggests that nine out of 10 homes in Dudley are affordable for residents on average local incomes.
Grosvenor has been named by Oxford City Council as their development partner to deliver up to 1,000 new homes in Barton, following a competitive process that attracted 20 bids.
Grosvenor will contribute funding and development expertise to support the development project at the 90-acre site which has been described by a council spokesperson as "the largest residential development opportunity in the city for many years".
Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, opened a new £60m retirement village in Oxfordshire yesterday, much to the delight of local residents.
Richmond Letcombe Regis, built and operated by Richmond Villages, part of the Barchester Healthcare Group, is located near Wantage and is the only development of its type in Oxfordshire.